As one of the most influential, rising Gospel recording artists in today’s generation, J.Newry is chosen for a time such as this. J.Newry began his career in music playing piano in the genres of classical, jazz and gospel. His love for music grew as he began directing choirs in the Albany, NY area at a very young age.
Later, discovering his love for playing and composing Gospel music, J.Newry joined Friendship Baptist Church in Schenectady, NY. There is where he began utilizing and perfecting his gifts to
To date, J.Newry’s list of accomplishments include arranging, teaching and directing an original composition to a 200 plus voice choir for the New York State Empire Baptist Congress of Christian Education Retreat at the age of 17, previous director of the Bradeis University Gospel Choir, previous minister of music at New Hope Baptist Church in Boston, MA as well as contributing to a number of churches and organizations in the Capitol District Area of New York State, both creatively and musically.
J.Newry gains musical influence from the music industry’s best, Kurt Carr, Kirk Franklin, Israel Houghton, Jaspects,
John P. Kee, Richard Smallwood and Michael W. Smith.
As a willing vessel, doors have continued to open for J.Newry. Embarking on his debut album entitled “The Beginning”, J. Newry has vowed to use every ounce of his talent for God’s glorification and is excited to see where God plans to take him next. " The Beginning" captures the hearts of his listeners thrusting them into the presence of God and promises to aid in spreading the Gospel to the nations.
A graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, JNewry is the Minister of Music at Eagles Summit Christian Center in Durham, North Carolina. Reared in a family rooted and grounded in the ministry, J.Newry plays an active role within his family’s ministry, JoyUs Ministries based in Albany, NY.