Devin Jano born June 30, 1987(birth name, Devin Jett) is a native of Baltimore, Maryland. He grew up listening to hometown musical greats varying from Eubie Blake, Billie Holiday and Dru Hill. Since the tender age of 3, he has been performing for family members to such videos as "Thriller", by Michael Jackson.
Journaling ultimately evolved to reflect his love of music and his natural talent for songwriting emerged. The development of Devin Jano’s eclectic timbre can be traced to his musical influences who were, and are, diverse and extensive such as Michael Jackson, Gil Scott-Heron, Bob Marley and Prince, just to name a few. These influences helped to shape and define his lyrical style and creativity.
“The one word that DOES NOT describe Devin Jano’s sound is the word: “ordinary.” His style, lyrics, vocals are unto themelves. "Devin is an unordinary and refreshing talent to behold”, Manager, I. A.M. Music Group.
Devin is currently preparing to release his debut EP The Chi Chronicles pt.1: Live (due out October 31 2012) which encompasses his unique sound and original music. This EP incorporates Devin Jano's sense of music, self and style which have profoundly contributed to his musical development. The songs provide a blend of Devin Jano’s mellow vocals, punctuated with elements of pop, spoken word and urban folk.
Devin is unwavering in his continued effort to build a national fan base and share his musical insight with the world. His mom proudly touts, “It looks like an appreciation for his talent is growing. Now his fans can experience the gift that I’ve been privy to for so many years.”
Keep an ear out for Devin Jano and be sure to check out his music page at http://www.reverbnation.com/devinjano for further information on the artist and his forthcoming EP.