He has rocked stages across the US from the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, The Legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem, Humphreys By The Bay in San Diego, and Spaghettini in Seal Beach, Ca., USA. He has shared stages with the likes of Ralph Johnson of EWF, Howard Hewett, Warryn Hill, DW3, Marc Antoine, Spencer Day, Daryl Williams, Tom Browne, Gene-O Cole, Slim Manicotti, Jasmine Burke, Marlon McClain, Tony Maiden, Keke Wyatt, Gary “Lil G” Jenkins, Rude Boys, Greg Manning, Greg Vail, Nicci Gilbert, Bishop Paul S. Morton, PJ Morton, Marvin Sapp, Aysha, Maria Howell, Twinkie Clarke, Soul Singer Tony Terry, Q. Parker of 112, Comedic Legend Sinbad, Darwin Hobbs, Chip Shearin, Big Daddy Kane and Rodney Perry, Mr. Talkbox. He IS the Phenomenon. He is the one, J. Henry Jazz.
J. Henry, hails from the Jazz Capital of the World, New Orleans. This Crescent City native has been dazzling audiences across the U.S. for the last 29 years. Being recognized to have a gift for music since he was 9, J. studied under the mentorship of New Orleans Jazz Great Pierre Poree and Brian Graber, formerly of the Russell Batiste Band. Hurricane Katrina brought J. to Atlanta, where he continued to expand and perfect his signature sound. In 2010 after almost 2 years of writing and production, J. Henry released his appropriately entitled debut album, “Long Time Coming”. In 2014 J. Henry Jazz signed his first Major Record Deal with Spectra Music Group and immediately released his first single “Our Secret” for his Sophomore Album “Phenomenon” which J. Henry dubs the introduction to his alter ego “The Phenomenon”. Phenomenon was released Worldwide June 9 th 2015. J. Henry recently completed his 3 rd studio album “Evolutionary” September 25 th ,2018 which featured musical and vocal contributions from Legendary artist such Ralph Johnson, Sinbad, Gary Jenkins, Jasmine Burke, Rodney Perry and Marlon McClain, just to name a few. Also in the same year J. Henry released his first Christmas project “Soulful Christmas” a four song project with his single “The Christmas Song”. Currently J. Henry is working on his newest project “Conversation” his first vocal project. Introducing the world to his smooth Baritone timbre reminiscent of the great Barry White and Teddy Pendergrass. He has been dubbed as “The Velvet Voice” by his peers. The first single “Come See Me” produced by Marlon McClain and Rochad Holiday. was released Sept. 17 th , 2019.
J. Henry’s live performance is mesmerizingly interactive. The energy and emotion that he puts into every performance draws audiences into an incredible love story and a return to the original live music experience. The J. Henry Experience.
music experience. The J. Henry Experience.