#Growns we wanted to get you in the know on J3(Justin-Lee Schultz, Jamie-Leigh Schultz and Jaden Baker)
Their debut project Opus 1 features originals plus tributes to Chick Corea, Jeff Lorber and Michael Jackson. Independently the members of J3 have garnered praise from such dynamic forces as Quincy Jones, Robert Glasper, Harry Connick Jr., Israel Houghton and Fred Hammond, among others. J3’s youthful exuberance is tempered with serious musicianship, deep reverence for their predecessors and an eye towards the future.

Today we have for you a classic cover of “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough” from Opus 1 that features the interplay that this group has become known for. At ages 15, 18 and 16 the trio collective musical wisdom is far beyond the sum of their years. Smooth, but yet a fire burns in the performance that makes certain the dedication and respect these musicians have for the music.

From the press release

Born in South Africa and now based in Los Angeles, 15-year old pianist Justin-Lee Schultz’s debut recording Gruv Kid (2020) landed at #1 on iTunes Jazz and featured jazz icon and mentor Bob James, among numerous others. Quincy Jones says, “This kid is something special!” while Robert Glasper says, “He sounds amazing and he’s only getting better!” J3 also features Justin’s 18 year old sister Jamie-Leigh who flows effortlessly between drums, bass, guitar and more. 16-year old Dallas based Jaden Baker slaps the bass before grabbing an axe or horn. Baker, who counts bassist Derrick Hodge as a mentor, has worked with Israel Houghton and is the Music Director for Student Ministries at T.D. Jakes’ The Potter’s House.

Opus 1 from J3 out now!

Justin-Lee Schultz

Jamie-Leigh Schultz

Jaden Baker