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Jed Keipp. Born on the 6th day of the 6th month, is an audiophile, a long time student of sound, a blue collar worker and proud father. Has played professionally in the American Northwest and is currently disrupting things out East in the DC area. He started out as a Jazz drummer through High School and College and quickly discovered guitar and bass.
Songwriting and recording, though, became his weapon of choice through the years and overtime under the alias JEBU, not only performed in clubs, house parties, festivals, and other events, but began producing music for other local artists.
Influences include (in no particular order) - James Brown, Bad Brains, Fishbone, DJ Shadow, Paul Simon, Tower of Power, Mr Bungle, John Coltrane, Duke Ellington, Primus, War, Jimi Hendrix, Steely Dan, Pink Floyd, Freddie King, Beastie Boys, John Lee Hooker, Robert Frost, Shuggie Otis, Bob Dylan, Faith No More, Queens of The Stone Age, Charles Bukowski, D'Angelo, Jamiroquai, Stevie Wonder, Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Bill Withers, The Meters, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Prince, Chuck Berry, Van Morrison, Sam Cooke, Aretha Franklin, Lee Dorsey, Little Beaver, Earth, Wind & Fire, Parliament, Funkadelic, Sly & The Family Stone, Bob Marley, Lee Perry, Anita O'Day, Les Baxter, Harry Connick Jr., Frank Sinatra, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov, Stone Temple Pilots, Soundgarden, Chicago, The Doors, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Kinks, Burning Spear, Taj Mahal, Luiz Bonfa, Tito Puente, Bobby McFerrin, Ella Fitzgerald, Jimmy Smith, Grant Green, Horace Silver, Joey Baron, Joe Pass, The Beatnuts, Horace Silver, Mos Def, John Zorn, De La Soul and Medeski, Martin & Wood just to name a few.