WELCOME TO JJ ROOTS!
Combining the diverse talents and backgrounds of Jocelyn Parlee and Jeff Scott Gray, JJ ROOTS music can rarely be categorized. It's been described by industry professionals and fans as Fresh, Innovative, and Exciting!
Known for their energetic yet subtle live performances, JJ ROOTS showcases the music that influenced them and shares their unique, infectious, original songs. This dynamic duo entertains and engages audiences with their colorful musical story telling.
Drawing upon both of their roots, Jocelyn's country/classical and Jeff's rock backgrounds, the JJ ROOTS sound has sweet melodies with sharp edges mixed with meaningful lyrics. Both founding members are strongly influenced by artists who not only write great songs but produce amazing performances.
The driving force in JJ ROOTS writing style is a desire to cross and merge genres as well as lyrics to evoke deep thought and feeling in the listener. Jocelyn and Jeff continue their love of all genres of music through singing and writing, and they continue to grow their style of songwriting in the Roots/Folk/Alternative genre.
JJ ROOTS was selected by Club One New Releases to film a spotlight showcase in Halifax, NS for it's television series. It is slated for release on the Bell Network in 2018. "Here Goes Something"
Jocelyn Parlee & Jeff Scott Gray, as JJ Roots, are in regular rotation on 97.5FM CIOE in Nova Scotia and are hard at work in the studio to produce more original works in Nashville and Magic Brew Studio in Nova Scotia.
JJ ROOTS launched their Debut Release Album "Here Goes Something" on the performance stage at CIOE 97.5FM in Halifax 0n April 28th, 2018!
JJ ROOTS Launched their 2018/19 "Boxcars & Memoirs Tour" Multiple dates continue being added!
JJ ROOTS received 5 nominations in the 2018 Josie International Music Awards! They will attend the Red Carpet & Awards Show at the world famous Celebrity Stage Theatre in Dollywood, TN in September, 2018
They continue to showcase and receive bookings for live performances and are growing a media presence and fan base in Canada, USA, UK, AUS, Japan and beyond.
For more information on availability, bookings, upcoming releases, and public appearances, please go to the CONTACT Page.
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