Jác are a six-piece folk-pop ensemble that cross a mix of genres infused by Latin and European influenced instrumentations including horns, classical strings, ukulele, mandolin, accordion, and group vocal harmonies. Comparisons to Beirut would be more than justified but the band are by no means following in their tread.
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Rooted in the thriving musical communities of New Brunswick and Lambertville, NJ, the band is continually looking for opportunities to broaden its reach to new regions and a wider audience. Their multi-instrumentalist talents with different musical backgrounds and influences allows the group to conduct live performances that are varied in tone and style. By Ritichie Monteiro’s side, members Tom Millet, Katie Campo, Bobby Hackimer, Ryan Shafer, and Andrew Dodemaide continue to expand their range of musical abilities to keep the band evolving and progressing.
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