In 2017, he formed The Peace and Power Band with Musical Director and Bassist, Criston Oates -- a 5 piece ensemble featuring drums (Jayare McKenzie) , guitar (Sidney Antoine and Mike Rodriguez) and keys (Duvane “Phats” Whilby). Later in 2017, the band expanded to include an all women’s horn section, including trumpet (Lessie Vonner), trombone (Mariel Bildsein and Kalia Vandever) and saxophone (Gabrielle Murphy).
JP Reynolds and the Peace and Power Band have been featured on BRIC TV's 'B-Side' and AllHipHop.com. They have performed at South by Southwest (SXSW), the Revolt Music Conference and the 50th Anniversary March on Washington. They frequent the New York City music circuit and have performed at venues, including B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, The Apollo Theater Soundstage, Silvana, The Shrine, Mercury Lounge, Knitting Factory, and Arlene's Grocery.
Since formally launching his music career, JP as recorded 7+ projects. His most recent project, Guavamatic Space Dream , was called “remarkably special” by AllHipHop.com.
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, JP was raised in Mt. Vernon, New York. He is currently based in Harlem, NY and tours, nationally.