“If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.”
From soulful solo guitar pieces to Epic soundtrack-infused rock with a world music twist and a dash of electronic seasoning, Ring covers a lot of ground stylistically.
but the one constant is that he makes it his priority to aim from the heart and to aim for the heart.
RING IS currently working on a series of "micro-albums" that, IN A CALL-BACK TO HIS CHILDHOOD PASSION, incorporate storytelling.
FROM ADVENTUROUS AND EXHILARATING MUSIC, TO MOODY AND PENSIVE, J TAKES YOUR PROJECT WHERE IT NEEDS TO GO.
J'S FIRST MAJOR COMPOSITION SUCCESS OCCURRED TOWARD THE END OF HIS HIGH SCHOOL YEARS, WHen HE wrOTE and perforMED his own scholarship-winning senior recital piece for solo classical guitar. SHORTLY THEREAFTER HE composED the 1st movement of a symphony at age 18.
HE WENT ON TO STUDY COMPOSITION AND FILM SCORING AT BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC IN BOSTON, MA, FURTHER HONING HIS COMPOSING AND ARRANGING.
HE HAS PRODUCED (AND OFTEN CO-WRITTEN WITH) CLOSE TO 30 BANDS AND/OR SOLO ARTISTS IN THE LAST 3 YEARS, RANGING FROM HARD ROCK TO MELLOW POP TO JAZZ.
RECENTLY, HE HAS BEEN COMPOSING A CLASSICAL ORCHESTRAL SCORE FOR AN AUDIO BOOK AND CONTRIBUTING INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC FOR HIRE FOR VARIOUS FREELANCE PROJECTS.
Inspiring and equipping creatives to fulfill their potential
J has been performing as a musician professionally since he was a teenager and like his music, speaking in front of audiences was birthed out of a desire to inspire, impact, and entertain people...