Jharis Yokley

Rising star drummer, producer and songwriter Jharis Yokley is a force of nature spanning the hip-hop, jazz, R&B and rock scenes. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Yokley graduated from the prestigious Berklee College, studying under jazz greats Terri Lynne Carrington and Danilo Pérez. 

Moving to Brooklyn in 2016 Yokley quickly became an in demand drummer, performing with artists such as Solange, Chance the Rapper, Ani DiFranco, Sleigh Bells, José James and DJ Premier.

He is currently working on his forthcoming solo album coming early 2024.

Jharis will be performing in Detroit on Saturday April 29th as part of the Ben Williams Showcase which will include a tribute to Detroit’s Rodney Whitaker at the Carr Center Performance Studio