The Newcomers are one of the Bay Area’s hottest up and coming young bands. The Newcomers are 3 teens from Berkeley, Ca who formed their band 2 years ago. The trio grew up together and have actually been making music together since the 4th grade. Their music is influenced by artist such as Lauryn Hill, Kanye West, the Roots, Gnarls Barkley, the xx, Frank Ocean, Stevie Wonder, Lil B, Erykah Badu, Spoon, Beyonce, Rihanna, N.E.R.D/ the Neptunes, Clams Casino and many other great artists. Their style is reflective of their eclectic musical tastes.
Founder Jackson Kinder is the group’s resident maestro as the lead producer, composer, arranger, engineer and pianist. Jackson has co-written all of the songs and has been playing piano for 8 years listening to Jazz greats like Thelonius Monk, McCoy Tyner and Miles Davis.
Co-founder, Dante Ryan is the group’s lead vocalist and percussionist. Dante also composes and co-produces and arranges many of the group’s tracks. Dante has a great love of Hip Hop, R&B, Rock and Jazz and many other musical genres.
David Marcus was added to the group as the group’s lead guitarist and second lead singer. David has been playing guitar since he was in 4th grade and his style is influenced by Jazz, Funk, Rock and Hip Hop. David also composes and co-produces many of the group’s tracks.
Come enjoy the sounds of Slow Core Electro Rock Soul from the Bay!
Newcomers ’13 and beyond…