By the age of six, Jevon Rushton was already mesmerizing those around him with his dexterity as a young drummer. At age 14, Jevon made the decision to cultivate his playing by studying at the Pittsburgh High School for the Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) under the tutelage of jazz legend, Roger Humphries. He is a graduate of Westinghouse High School.
Along with explosive power, blinding speed, complex rhythms and time signatures, Jevon brings a rare and unique sense of elegance, chilled composure, and gritty groove to his music. His artistic ingenuity expresses itself in his incomparable technique, sweltering sense of swing, and an extraordinary ability to imbue his music with poise and grace. Jevon can be heard playing on a plethora of recordings.
Jevon has a strong dedication to community and education. Jevon has received many awards; The Judah Project Excellence in Leadership, AUBA Community Dedication Award. In 2008, he was honored and inducted into the Westinghouse High School Hall of Fame to name a few. In 2009, he ventured into Broadway as the drummer for national tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical CATS. As well as Sister Act and School of Rock! He has had the pleasure of performing with artists such as Kirk Franklin, Sean Jones, Travis Malloy, Tom Browne, Fred Wesley, and more.