JC The New King of Funk
Jewel Carter, better known in the music community as "JC" was born and raised in Kansas City Kansas. JC's mother and father were both gifted singers in their church choir, where at an early age JC's love and roots in music were firmly established. These factors inevitably became the essence and vision that are JC. The entire Carter family was always involved in music, at church at school and in the home. The variety of musical instruments JC was exposed to only fueled his passion more for music and the mastery of the instruments he cared for most. JC felt a need, and desire to take his music to a new level, he did so without wavering. Jewel now knew that in order to prosper he would need to make a firm commitment to ensure his success, and avoid the pitfalls that are inherent to the industry. Jewels first love is the bass guitar, but has proven his proficiency as a vocalist, drummer, keyboardist, writer, arranger, composer, and producer. In over thirteen years of entertaining he has toured with such groups as: The Gap Band, Roger Troutman, Teena Marie, Bootsy Collins and Gladys Knight just to name a few. As a studio musician JC had laid down bass tracks for such artist as: TUPAC and SHAQ. He has participated in two motion picture sound tracks: Pharcyde's "Can't Stop the Music" from the movie Mr. Good Burger, and "Taste" from the Sixth Man. JC continues to hone his craft and has been dubbed the "The new King of Funk" by those he has entertained throughout the Western United States.