Jeff Canady – Born and raised in the city of Detroit, Jeff Canady began playing the drums at age four.
Because of his extraordinary talent, Jeff became the full time drummer at age seven at the
church that he attended. At the youthful age of seventeen, Jeff co-founded a soulful jazz
ensemble called Enchanted which secured weekly engagements and regular performances until
the group disbanded to pursue other musical endeavors in 02/2006.
The energy, sound, creative style and deliverance of Jeff’s performance captivate and hypnotize
his audience, creating more fans with each drum beat. As a talented performer, songwriter and
producer, Jeff has been able to continue to develop his craft while working with some of the
Over the years, Jeff has performed with Lin Rountree, Phil Denny, Karen Clark Sheard, Evelyn
Turrentine Agee, Al Mckenzie Tro, Jean Carne, Michael Henderson, David Myles & Myles
Stones, Mark Mix Street Jazz Cartel and David McMurray Tro, Shaun LaBelle, Stokley Williams
of mint condition, comedian Sinbad, Alexander Zonjic, Kimmie Horne, Thornetta Davis, Julian
Vaughn, Kindred The Family Soul, Nate Harasim to name a few. In addition to performing with
these artists, Jeff has played on recordings and recorded and produced songs with David
Myles, Lin Rountree and Larae Starr, Mark Mixx, Demetrius Nabors, ZanYe, Al McKenzie, Dave
McMurray. He has opened for numerous artists including Michael Franks, Chante Moore,
Kenny Lattimore, Rashaan Patterson, Rachelle Farrell and Peter White, George Duke and
Stanley Clarke, Bob Baldwin, Everett Heart, Spyra Gyra, Rick Braun, Richard Elliot, Gladys
Knight, Pieces Of a Dream.
While Jeff continues to perform locally and tour, he is prepared to release his debut CD titled
“Expression Of Me” this year…a CD that he has written and produced. Once you have been
captivated with his performance, you are sure to be amazed with the multiple levels of talent he
displays on this powerful collection of music!