In June, rising R&B singer-songwriter Jordan Hawkins gave us a glimpse into what a typical day in his life is like. The North Carolina native’s expertise isn’t like your normal artist. Earlier than diving into the deep finish of pursuing music, Hawkins labored in finance with the purpose of changing into an funding banker.
However, like all good plans, life typically will get in the best way. Hawkins, who first began singing as a child in his church choir, is impressed by a variety of multi-faceted guitar-slaying artists, together with Prince, Jimi Hendrix, and John Mayer. Having left North Carolina behind, Hawkins now resides in Los Angeles and just lately launched his debut EP, Coronary heart Gained’t Cease, which is a robust signal of issues to come back from this rising artist.
Accompanied by Stari on bass, Charles Nutrivore on keys, and Hawkins dealing with guitar and vocals, the trio, collectively generally known as NAIVE, carried out an intimate three-song set. In it, they confirmed off the chemistry that can have folks speaking about them within the not-too-distant future.
Right here’s the setlist:
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Jordan Hawkins and firm are the newest artists to carry out as a part of our ongoing 15 Minute Live Efficiency sequence. Within the final episode, we had rising singer-songwriter Erin Rae carry out. Different artists who’ve dazzled throughout our 15-minute units embody Robert Finley, Neal Francis, UPSAHL, John R. Miller, Cedric Burnside and the Grammy-nominated ensemble Cha Wa. You’ll be able to watch the entire earlier episodes right here.