With a blues drenched gumbo full of funk, soul, pop and rock J-E-T will take you on a trip. Come on in and have a taste of what these powerhouse entertainers have in store for your ears. Jump on the train… or J-E-T! They’re flying up to the Red Arrow Studio March 14th for a live performance on the Red Arrow Stage. Watch from wherever you are via the Red Arrow Studio Facebook page.
JET is a Greenville, SC based supergroup comprised of three powerhouse musicians Joe Jones, Eric Weiler and Tez Sherard. Through the years their musical paths have crossed many times. Joe, Eric and Tez have always chatted about doing a project together and now the time has arrived. The players really need no introduction and their resumes speak for themselves.
Joe Jones is a native of Greenville who has gained notoriety performing with long time local legends JellyRoll Antennae, blues legend Mac Aronld and Plate Full of Blues, toured with the Derrick Dorsey Band, and currently is the vocalist/bassist his own critically acclaimed group Soul Ripple. When Joe hits the stage there is no denying you are going to get nothing but a one-of-a-kind experience incorporating jazz, funk, blues, and soul.
Eric Weiler is a blues influenced singer/songwriter/guitarist who was born and raised in Huntington, WV. Now an adopted son of Greenville, SC he has enjoyed tenure playing with many groups including Overflow, The Remedy, The Dirty Audibles and The Big Jar of Jamm. Currently he is the vocalist/guitarist for the Eric Weiler Group, which has quickly gained traction as one of the Upstates hottest guitar driven musical groups. In one minute Eric can conjure up the vibe of B.B. King, then morph his sound into a Clapton-esque vibe and then eerily summon the soul of Jimi Hendrix lighting up the stage every time.
Tez Sherard who was born and raised in Anderson, SC is no stranger to the stage. Playing through the years with the likes of The Drifters, Clarence Frogman Henry, The Crystals, Percy Sledge, Archie Bell, Gypsy Soul, Groove Planet, The Jamie Wright Band, Zataban and blues legend Mac Aronld and Plate Full of Blues. Tez is currently the drummer and backing vocalist for platinum Grammy award winning artist Edwin McCain. Big Tez has performed and toured through 14 different countries, which includes 2 USO and MWR international tours. Behind his unforgettable eye catching smile “Big Tez” is not only a funky drummer and soulful vocalist but, also an amazing showman and must see entertainer.
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