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Jorel “JFLY‟ Flynn was born in Waycross, GA, the youngest of seven boys and one girl. Having to grow up on one of the roughest streets in Waycross, Oak Street, at an early age, he decided that he will not be a product of his own neighborhood; but a product of the Christian values that were instilled in him by his parents, Albert and Louise Flynn. JFly made a life changing decision that impacts what he has become today.

JFly states, “being actively involved in church influenced my pursuit of my God given talent and the artistry of playing drums. It instilled the musical character of drum playing and I discovered that the talent was there, but it was up to me to develop it, nourish it, and make it grow.”

As a graduate of Waycross High School in 1994, JFly left for Atlanta, uncertain of his future in the music industry; he enrolled into college to pursue an Electronic Technology Degree while working various jobs. During his last semester of school he received a call to tour with R&B singer, Kelly Price. He had to decide between finishing school or his dream of becoming a professional drummer…the rest is history!

This life changing decision has enabled him to play with many accomplished artists such as Cameo, Toni Braxton, Keysha Cole, Rick Ross, R. Kelly, Lala Hathaway, K-Ci and JoJo, and Jennifer Holliday just to name a few. JFly recently toured with “Heads of State”, which includes Bobby Brown, Johnny Gill, and Ralph Tresvant in 2010. He is presently touring with Peabo Bryson and Chante Moore. His talents have elevated him to television showcases such as the 2010 and 2011 Soul Train Music Awards, 2 seasons of BET’s Sunday’s Best, BET‟s Lyric Café, and cameo appearances in Tyler Perry’s movies ...”A Family That Preys” and “I Can Do Bad All by Myself. JFly has embraced his musical successes and endeavors as a true blessing towards fulfilling his passion for mastering the drums, as well as impacting the lives of young music students across this nation.
Atlanta, GA
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At 11:08pm on January 30, 2012, Barbara G. said…

At 11:07pm on January 30, 2012, Barbara G. said…

Hey J Fly saw you last year at the Sae Breeze and became an instant fan. Hope to see you somewhere this Jazz Fest Season.

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