Artist Of The Day: Jordan Hamilton

posted by Shane German on 09/09/2019

Jordan Hamilton is Jammie Nominated cellist and hip-hop performer from Kalamazoo , Michigan.

A member of the Last Gasp Collective and the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra, Jordan Hamilton merges songwriting, loop pedals, sample machines, and vocals to create a sonic landscape of experimental hip-hop, folk, soul, and classical music.

The Western Michigan University graduate aims to find new ways for the cello, a traditional instrument, to relate to a modern audience.

He can be found playing the music of Bach, the Beatles, or Chance the Rapper.

His 2018 EP “Forrenland” was nominated for Best Hip Hop Album, Best Album By A New Artist, and Song Of The Year at the WYCE Jammie Awards in Februray.

His latest offering “My Thoughts Are” was recently added to the WYCE Music Library.

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