2018 Countdown | Jay Phelps

Canadian born Londoner Jay Phelps dropped in with two records in 2018; Free As The Birds is his solo project that brings his experience from years of touring and playing with a wide variety of cats, from Hugh Masekela to Soweto Kinch, into the forefront. Free As The Birds also finds Jay pushing into new territory, putting himself on the line as he experiments with new sound. Fast forward a bit and Jay’s project with trombonist Courtney Brown AKA Neeyz. The pair have a musical bond that espouses adventure, and the result is NBOC (New Born Outcry). A blend of Hip-Hop. electronic production, and of course a touch of Jazz are evident in this groundbreaking experiment. Dig in to the multiple worlds of Jay Phelps below.