Jonathan Whistler is a sophomore studying Accounting at the University of Memphis. This is his second year being a part of Sound Fuizion! Jonathan’s passion for music developed around age 11, when he started performing with friends in a local ensemble. He loves Sound Fuzion because of how it takes unique performers and blends them together into one musical masterpiece.
Brooke Swain is a Senior Music Business major and this is her third year in Sound Fuzion! Brooke has loved music since she was 10 years old and it was a huge part of her childhood. She feels so fortunate to be able to perform with such talented people!
Trinity Adair Miller is 19 years old and is a sophomore at the University of Memphis. She was born in Illinois but grew up in Nashville, Tennessee. Trinity has been singing since she was a baby at her grandparents church in the “Little Sweeties” Children’s Choir. From then on she’s continued to live out her passion of singing by performing for various events, competitions, and places like the Ritz Carlton in Charlotte NC. She is excited to be a new member of the band and is grateful for the opportunity. She would like to thank her parents Annetta Young and Everett Miller for their love and support in all Trinity has done.
Bio: Jordan Occasionally, or JD, (pronouns they/them) is a non-binary, bisexual, black neo-soul and R&B artist from Memphis, TN. JD is not just a performer, but a student majoring in Music Business with a minor in African American Studies, and a community organizer and journalist in Memphis, TN.
Jordan Occasionally gained critical acclaim after their independent EP release entitled, "1998". This five song EP is composed of themes strongly rooted in their identity, growing up in the south of the United States. JD’s creative intent stems from a space of empathy and understanding for poor black, lgbqtia+, women and non-binary folks, with hopes of bringing awareness and justice for all people, recognizing that historically it is past due. With JD’s ability to put into words the spirit of empowerment for direct action, then taking that energy to the streets of the city, they hope to inspire all people that their voices and experiences matter.
Compton McMurry is a senior Music Business major and singer/songwriter from Texas. He has written over 100 songs and is releasing his debut LP this fall. He started out as a choral singer at age four and has loved making all kinds of music ever since. When Compton grows up, he wants to be an artíst and enjoy good BBQ - Memphis, Texas... all of the above.
Elizabeth “Scottie” Spiegelman is a 21-year-old senior at the University of Memphis. Last fall, she transferred home to Memphis from the University of Arkansas to complete her undergrad as a Music Industry major. Scottie performed as a solo artist at local Memphis venues such as Hi Tone, New Daisy, and Otherlands during her high school years, and she looks forward to picking up right where she left off. This is Scottie’s second year in Sound Fuzion, and she is thrilled to continue to learn and grow from such a talented group of musicians.