THE DUO | JQ
Jayme "JQ" Quiles strives for perfection in music. He writes and produces all types of music, from Gospel, Dance, Latin, R&B to Hip-Hop. His music explores the various aspects of life, love and tragedy alike, but his own experiences ar e the foundation of all his creations.
JQ, was born and bred in Cidra, Puerto Rico, attributes his musical roots to his family of many musically talented relatives-grandfather, brother, uncle. He was inspired by the humble beginnings of his grandfather's performance on the accordion. His uncle's creative talent on piano, as well as being an excellent singer, who incidentally went on to became the family's first professional recording artist in the Salsa genre. From this, his brother carried it even further by becoming a virtuoso piano, bass and guitar performer, who traveled with his own band in and out of the recording studios and night club's of New York City.
JQ decided to further his musical education by graduating from "The Center Media of the Arts" in 1989. There he advanced his musical education by learning recording engineering, music programming, editing, sound effects and sampling. The next phase of his career added valuable experience as an intern for a recording studio (The Music Box). During this time he continued to cultivate his talent by writing and producing for many performers that crossed his path. His openness to all genres, allowed him to work with artists from all types of backgrounds.
Most recently JQ completed a collaboration entitled, "Screaming Brazil", which was very popular hit played to the raves of many dancing fans at the then known club "The Playground".
If you are looking for variety in love, joy, compassion, inspiration, fun, laughter, sadness, or just pure excitement - JQ Music has what you're looking for. Trust your ear, cause they never lie...