j.dee bolden

Music Producer, Song Writer and Saxophonist

                       The "j.dee" Bio

 j.dee, a sultry, funky, smooth, phenomenal soprano saxophonist is on the move.  A natural born writer, producer and arranger, j.dee has worked with the Great Grover Washington, Jr., Lalah Hathaway, Doc Powell, James Brown, Cherrelle, and WAR, just to name a few.  His influences are Grover, Stevie Wonder, Prince, Quincy Jones, Jimmy Jam, and Terry Lewis.

j.dee doesn’t stop there.  He teamed up with Jeff Kashiwa (The Rippingtons) and Damian Dane (formerly of LaFace Records), and helped create a body of work called, “Natural Progressions” that was released on Palo Alto/TBA Records.  The success of “Natural Progressions” album opened many doors and created awesome opportunities. j.dee moved into the film industry writing the theme song and several tunes for the motion picture, “Original Gangtas”, and hooked up with Third Stone Records and produced the hit song, “12-15-22-5 (LOVE)”, which was placed in the film, “Losing Isaiah”.

In 2007, from producer to artist, j.dee released his first cd, “Tippin On The Edge Of Funk”.  This eclectic mix of Funk, Jazz, R&B fused with Latin Rhythms, took his listening audience by storm!  Tracks like “Kickin’ High”, “Rainy Night In Tokyo” and “Esta Noche”, j.dee knew that he was ready for greatness!

In 2009, j.dee released his second CD, “Smoove On The Move. From his version of Stevie Wonder’s, “Don’t You Worry ‘Bout A Thang” to “Let’s Walk”, this CD has something for everyone…..it is definitely a “must have”.

j.dee has done many live performances at The Long Beach Jazz Festival, The Lake Perris Jazz Festival, The Ronald McDonald Foundation Event in Beaumont, CA., The Hafif Family Foundations "Concert Under The Stars" in Laverne,The Orange Show Amphitheater in San Bernardino, The Nugget Hotel and Casino in Reno, NV, Cafe 4212 in Houston, TX, Sullivan’s in Palm Desert, Arnold Palmer’s in La Quinta, Mario’s Place in Riverside, The Wine Tailor in Rancho Cucamonga, B.B. Kings in Las Vegas and Universal Citywalk, Victoria Gardens in Rancho Cucamonga, Salt Creek Grille in Valencia, Fresco ll in Palmdale and The Wine Tailor in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. and many Corporate Events and Private functions including New Years Eve and Christmas Parties.

He is currently working on his third CD.  Just like his other two CD’s, this one will come with the guarantee that “you will want to keep it in your mp3/cd player”.  While you are waiting for its release, check out the website to see where you can catch him in a live performance.  You’ll be glad you did.

There is no limit to what j.dee can create.  He has a gift that he is ready, willing and able to share with the world!!