Preferred Nomenclature / Bio

Preferred Nomenclature is an Austin based, two-piece hybrid of live instruments and electronic/digital/Dj tracks. Tracks are accompanied by Rodney Howell on sax and keyboards, and Darren DeBree on drums.

Preferred Nomenclature delivers creative and interesting music by blending stylistic elements of Jazz, Rock, Funk, Reggae, Hip Hop, R&B, and Electronic styles. It is this unique combination of styles that makes the music accessible to a wide range of audiences and venues.

The band is dedicated to creating music that will get the crowd dancing while maintaining a high level of musicality that will keep the crowd entertained all night. Because of this dedication, PN has begun to impact the music scene of Austin. The duo was asked to perform at a SXSW showcase after their short existence. They have also played major venues such as Cedar Street Courtyard and have held residencies at The Speakeasy on Congress and Maggie Mae's on 6th Street.

Preferred Nomenclature looks forward to sharing their music with music lovers all over who are always looking and listening for artists who are bringing something new, original, and refreshing to the table. Are you Hungry?

General Info

Band Members
Darren DeBreé (Drums),, Rodney Howell (Keys/Sax.)
Artist Name
Preferred Nomenclature
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Active Since
Instrumental / Reggae, Hip-Hop, Funk, R&B / Various other Genres

Contact Info

Austin, TX