Electronic Press Kit JPJQ always surprises, excites, pleases and engages audiences with their blend of tradition, ingenuity, and joyful noise. Anchored by vocalist Julia Pinckney Jones and bassist/arranger Adam R Jones (Portland, OR), JPJQ “Team Vancouver” features Andrew R Smith and Max Ley, and JPJQ “Team Portland” adds Timothy Van Cleave and Alexander Margititch. This international quartet specializes in cross-genre, post-modern interpretations of popular songs and anthemic hits of the 70s, 80s, 90s and 2000s, pairing new arrangements in vintage styles with polished and tested classic jazz.

JPJQ's debut album, I Want Love, was released in 2016.


An enjoyable collection of unique singing, playing and inventive arrangements... “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)” has a brilliant phrasing of the melody set to an exceptional feel. The ensemble sounds great and the singing is fantastic. - Jeff Williams, Kari-On Productions ​ The new album by JPJQ is full of lovely surprises! Julia Pinckney Jones' tribute to her mother is touching and showcased in the sweetest song “I Want Love” - Julia shines in this song! The musicians that are showcased are all top notch and enjoyable to listen to.... It's hard to pick just one favourite! - Dawn-Marie Duncan, radio host 92.5 “The X”
Primary Instrument

Voice / vocals



Willing to teach

Advanced only


30 years experience as a professional vocalist/actor, Theatre Arts Associates Degree from MacEwan University in Edmonton, Canada. Available to teach all levels of singing, with specialties in pop, jazz, and musical theater, in addition to performance/audition coaching, mic technique, and music theory for singers. Usual in studio rates are $30/30 minute lesson (children only), $40/45 minute lesson, or $50/ 60 minute lesson. Other lesson lengths, group and in-home lesson rates by request.


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