Jeffrey Lynn Fulks Jr. also known as JL Fulks, is an American Singer-Songwriter, Producer, and Professional Guitarist. He is known for his versatile approach to the guitar, his captivating songs, and smooth vocals. JL is a Berklee College of Music Alumni and an award winning artist. He has shared the stage and opened for such names as: Johnny Winter, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Doyle Brandhall ll, Donovan Frankenreiter, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Tinsley Ellis, Tab Benoit, Matt Schofield, Chris Duarte, Mac Arnold and the Plate Full of Blues, Brandon Santini, and many more.
In 2013 he hit the blues music circuit with world renowned Blues Harmonica Player Brandon Santini. He toured the Midwest and performed at several major blues festivals before starting his own career.
In 2016, JL & his blues trio won South Florida's Regional Blues Challenge and made it to the Semi-Finals at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN. Shortly after he released his self written and produced EP "On Down The Road" featuring award winning Blues Artist Matt Schofield. The EP charted in three charts on the Roots Music Report and received many great reviews and plays worldwide.
In 2016 , 2018, & 2020 JL Fulks won several awards with the International Music & Entertainment Association:
2016 - Blues Song of the Year (You & I)
2018 - Blues Artist of the Year
2018 - Music Video of the Year (The Way She Makes Me Feel)
2020 - Country Artist of the Year
2020 - Country Song of the Year (Hold on Tight)
Aside from his own artist career JL, is also a producer, session musician, and music instructor. His services are available privately, and through Fiverr.com. In 2021 JL Fulks won Charles Berthoud's Pro Bass Player VS 7 Pro Guitarists challenge. Both his YouTube channel and Fiverr Account were both featured in a viral YouTube video. Soon after JL was Pro-Verified on Fiverr as a Session Musician, and Producer. He maintains a 5 Star Rating recording guitar and full productions for clients around the world.
Aside from music JL Fulks is an avid outdoorsman and YouTuber. In May of 2018 JL launched his Vlog Road Angler TV. He produces his own adventure videos featuring his music. JL Fulks joined the Vibe Kayaks Pro Fishing Team and produced content and fished tournaments until 2021 when he decided to leave the team and put more focus on his music career. He has been featured on several kayak fishing podcasts worldwide.
As of 2023 JL Fulks is frequently performing in downtown Nashville and throughout the midwest. JL handles all of his own bookings expect for Blues Festival bookings which are handled by Jim Nestor. He is also a Verified Songfinch Artist and writes custom songs for people around the world. JL is based out of Nashville, Tennessee and is currently writing and recording new music that will be released mid 2023. He is endorsed by Heritage Guitar Inc., GHS Strings, Mojo Hand FX, STL Tones, and Cusack Music.
“It’s soul with some twang. And a jazzy hook. Not too much pop. Just a tad. The ever-changing recipe for the perfect song keeps Fountain Inn native JL Fulks on the prowl for the hottest new lick.” - Nikki Withington
“It’s clear JL has a knack for turning everyday life into the art that is The Blues. Maybe an even greater talent is his ability to make six strings tell their own story as clearly as any lyrics” - Duane Deats