credit: James Freeman
Musician/Producer JaRon Marshall describes his music as, “the marriage between jazz and hip-hop.” The talented 29-year-old has played to thousands at international festivals, but it all started at the age of 11 when he started playing piano. Growing up in the small town of Loreauville, Louisiana, Marshall couldn’t wait to get out and broaden his horizons.
As a producer and songwriter, he has worked with artists like BLK ODYSSY, Jay Wile, Nané and Adrian Quesada, cumulating over 2M streams from these musical collaborations. In 2020, Marshall put out two projects independently. The first one being the light-hearted mixtape collection, "The Gold Tapes, Vol. 1-3" and the latter EP, "The Black Power Tape" which explores subjects ranging from reparations to isolation. As described in a feature for Okayplayer, Marshall was "exploring the myriad of emotions that come with being Black in America, all against a backdrop of soothing, soulful music." Aside from his work as a producer, Marshall acts as the keyboardist for the Grammy-nominated American band Black Pumas.
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