James “Jer-Z” Mason | Interview
James “Jer-Z” Mason is a drummer and percussionist from Atlantic City, NJ. Now established in the Philadelphia community, Jer-Z started out as a musician tech and stage manager for Jaheim. His percussion abilities were revealed and Jer-Z later covered a three week tour on the drums for Jaheim. He was soon performing for Floetry, Young Jeezy, and Kelis. Jer-Z then received an opportunity as a percussionist for Jill Scott. They spent two years on the road together and recorded for the albums, Experience: Jill Scott 826+ and Who Is Jill Scott? Words & Sounds Vol. 1. Jer-Z then toured as a percussionist with Mary J. Blige and Jay-Z on the Heart Of The City Tour. He also performs live with Zap Mama, thanks to a connection from friend George “Spanky” McCurdy.