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J. Grant is a soulful and passionate musician with a remarkable gift, that captivates the attention of every audience for which he performs. His years of playing, teaching, and recording have earned him the privilege of traveling around the country and abroad.


Born and raised in Chicago, by the age of five, J.Grant began his musical career playing the drums at his father’s church and later on playing for Lighthouse Church of All Nations. Since J. Grant’s entry into the music world, he has developed a strong knowledge of musical arrangements and ability to play from memory in all styles of music. With his unique style and avid ear for music, J.Grant is one of the most talented and energetic drummers around.  


J.Grant lives his passion with every passing moment. While J.Grant’s musical background is exceptional and extensive, it is his humble and caring spirit that attracts audiences everywhere and commands their attention with every beat of his drum. 


J. Grant has been blessed to play with some of the greatest artist in the music business such has, Nick Colionne, Kirk Whalum, Steve Oliver, Peabo Bryson, Eric Roberson, Eric Darius, Michael Lington, Gerald Veasley, CeCe Peniston, Keke Wyatt, Glenn Jones, Jeff Bradshaw, Conya Doss, Steve Cole, Jackiem Joyner, Kim Waters, Najee, Jeff Lorber (Jazz, Funk , Soul) Norman Brown, Gerald Albright, Paul Taylor, Brian Simpson, Selina Albright, Peter White, Rick Braun, Vincent Ingala, Euge Groove, Maysa and a host of others. 

J. Grant’s career is a result of hard work, faithfulness, integrity, and a good family background and morals. These same morals and values are now transferred over to his family. J. Grant will always remember that he is nothing without the help of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. 

“Without God I Am Nothing!"


The J. Grant Experience

The J. Grant Experience was established in 2017 as one of Chicago’s local bands providing live music entertainment for music lovers at different venues and several residencies across the Chicagoland area and surrounding suburban venues.

Since their start, The J. Grant Experience has become a household name amongst their musical peers and fellow followers as one of Chicago’s Premiere Bands for any occasion. 

Their reach and professionalism has landed them to play for some of the music industry greats such as R&B artist KeKe Wyatt, Smooth Jazz Artist(s); Althea Rene (Flutist), Janette Harris (Saxophonist) and Paul Taylor (Saxophonist).

Since the Pandemic hit in 2020, The J. Grant Experience expanded their brand by providing Professional Livestream Services for musicians, artists and churches under The J.Gant Experience, Inc. umbrella to help maintain a live music presence for their followers and fans during this “New Normal” state that people everywhere are affected by. 

Needless to say, The J. Grant Experience truly loves doing what they do by bringing people together to enjoy music, love & laughs with integrity and grateful hearts! 

J.Grant's #1 saying in life is mainly simple, "Without God I Am Nothing!" 

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