Biskit Jonz

Biskit Jonz

BandR&BFunk

Biskit Jonz plays a mixture of covers and original music. We incorporate diversity performing Urban, R&B, Soul, Smooth Jazz, Hip Hop, and Pop genres in our sets. We do club and concert opening length shows, corporate events, weddings. The band also play with area poets at area spoken word venues.

Biography

Formed in Houston Texas in 2003, Biskit Jonz began as keyboardist Rudy Scott Jr., bassist Rodney Shannon, drummer Lewis Brown, and keyboardist Kejuan Oliver. The four talented musicians combine varied influences and experiences to mold their own sound.

Scott was influenced by Parliament, Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, and his own father Buddy Scott. He played with several funk and jazz bands in his native Tulsa, Oklahoma. He has played professionally since age fifteen including performing with Charlie Wilson of The Gap Band. Scott is also a skilled songwriter/ producer.

Shannon, a Benton Harbor Michigan native was influenced by George Clinton’s Parliament/Funkadelics, Cameo and The Gap Band. He began his musical ventures playing bass in church with the God's Word in Deliverance Mass Choir and various local Funk and gospel bands. He has made many appearances in the Houston area. He is also a songwriter/producer.

Brown, also from Tulsa, has played drums from a young age. He has played drums in his high school jazz band, and marching band at B.T. Washington High school and at Grambling University.

Oliver, born in Tulsa, has played in several bands in his home town. He is also a talented composer and music producer.

Biskit Jonz performs original music as well as covers. Several members are also producers/songwriters as well as band musicians. Biskit Jonz has made appearances on the local Fox 26 morning show and recently opened for Angie Stone.

Discography

Biskit Jonz CD release Fall 2005

"You" (2005)---Inertia featuring Biskit Jonz single from Inertia's CD "Destiny"

Set List

Clubs- Generally 4 sets, 7-8 song, 45 minutes each set. However, we are adaptable and flexible.

Concert-Biskit Jonz will meet the required length