Jason Hemmens is a pop/rock singer-songwriter and a multi-instrumentalist who’s crafty, catchy choruses and dynamic sound have taken him from local celebrity status to being one of the fastest rising stars in the place where he now resides, Los Angeles.
"Unique is too typical of word to classify this uncompromising musician"
- natural element, BIZ Magazine
Shortly after graduating high school, Hemmens moved to Louisiana, enrolled in the Jazz Studies Program at the University of New Orleans, and began to develop his skills as a multi- instrumentalist / vocalist, studying with Jazz legends HAROLD BATTISTE and Grammy award winner TERRANCE BLANCHARD during the day and performing at clubs on Bourbon Street through the night. In 2010 Jason released his first album, which includes performances by Grammy Award winning violinist CHARLIE BISHARAT, and drummer RONALD BRUNER Jr., whose superb performances were captured by renowned mix engineer TOM WEIR. Shortly after, he followed this recording effort with his first music video, which received an impressive 16,000 views in its first six months.
Jason, a true multi-instrumentalist, who is, as well as being an accomplished vocalist, fluent on Saxophone, Harmonica, Piano and Bass, has performed with the legendary STEVIE WONDER & LIONEL RICHIE as well as other celebrities as diverse as TEVIN CAMPBELL, DIZZY REED and GILBY CLARKE of GUNS N’ ROSES, and RIKKI ROCKET of POISON, just to name a few. He has also performed at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and the Java Jazz Festival with Legendary Indonesian Jazz Artist Dwiki Dharmawan. In addition, Jason has also received the New Orleans' Prestigious Best of the Beat, OffBeat Award.