JD Warren & The Rudiment
JD Warren & The Rudiment is a NYC based jazz group lead by husband and wife duo Jeremy & Dermel Warren. This group was formed in 2015 and has released an album June 1, 2016 titled "Jeremy Warren-I Can Do All Things" that has received "Most Highly Recommended" from critics such as Jazz Times, Improvijazzation Nation, All About Jazz, AXS, and many others. The Rudiment has performed in some of the top venues in the NYC area such as The Blue Note NYC, Minton's Harlem, Club Bonafide, Cornelia St Café and many more. The Rudiment performed at the 2016 Jazz at The Buckman Jazz Festival in Memphis, TN and the 2017 Katy Jazz Festival in Katy, TX where they also put on masterclasses for high school/college students and held workshops for high school jazz bands. The Rudiment placed 3rd in the Made in New York Jazz Competition. They performed at the Made in New York Gala along side jazz greats Randy Brecker, Fransico Mela, and John Patituci. Drummer Jeremy Warren, composes and arranges for the group while Dermel handles the lyrical composition. Having been born and raised in the South (Memphis, Little Rock) J&D bring their deep Soul & Gospel influence to Jazz to create their own unique style.