Artists / Musicians

 

Jason D. Harris 

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jblingcity@gmail.com

 Jason Demetrius Harris (born November 23, 1985), better known by his stage name JBling or J.Harris, is an American inspirational rapper, record producer, fine artist, and musician. His music stems from soul, jazz, blues, hip-hop, orchestral & spiritual music. He performs as the frontman of the fully orchestrated hip hop band, The JBlingCity Band under his real name. Jason is the co-owner of The JBlingCity Band along with Ron Vince.


Raised in St.Louis Missouri, USA.  Jason developed an interest in hip hop music. He disliked the ongoing deterioration of the genre. He grew up with a spiritual background experience working with choir and quartet singers and local musicians at the Celestial Temple of Peace in St.Louis, Missouri. After being tagged with the name JBling and recording songs in his parents kitchen and basement with FL Studio, Hammer Head Rhythm 14-year-old Jason joined a group called Critical in 1999.  In 2005 he launched his first production company Main Attraction Muzik. Jason earned his BFA in Digital Film New Media from Kansas City Art Institute in 2009. He earned an MFA in Electronic Music Recording Media in 2011 from Mills College in Oakland, California. In 2008 JBling toured the east coast of the United States as a Hype Man Rap Artist with Will Gray.

 

 

 

Ron Vince

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rvince58@yahoo.com

 Ron Vince, Electric Violinist/ Keyboardist is a St. Louis area musician. He is a former instructor of violin at Washington and Webster Universities in St. Louis and a former substitute violinist with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. Ron is a prior Concertmaster of the Municipal Opera Company of St. Louis (Muny Opera) and plays frequently as the Concertmaster of the Fox Theatre Orchestra.

However, Ron Vince is not only a classical violinist/ keyboardist. His modern offerings are infused with passion, radical stylings, and a dash of utter chaos. His unique melodies appeal to all music lovers. Ron and Jason are co-writers and co-producers of the music of the JBlingCity Band.

Ron’s Professional Resume

Performed With

St.Louis Symphony

Memphis Symphony

Hartford Connecticut Symphony

Pope John Paul II

Luciano Pavarotti

Smokey Robinson

Harry Connick Jr.

Roberta Peters

Led Zeppelin

Styx

Moody Blues

Wayne Newton

Tony Bennett

and many others . . .