Hailing from the East Coast, Jason Jump aka "Jump" grew up in Eastern Shore Maryland. As a child Jump spent time growing up listening to Led Zeppelin and The Doors with his parents, and remembers his grandmother listening to Elvis records with him. Ever since, music has played a major role in Jumps life. Jump started playing guitar later in life, getting his first guitar while spending time working in a factory in Tomah, WI. After a few years in the Midwest, and teaching himself how to play, Jump moved to Ocean City, MD. This is where he developed his musical network, and his skills performing. Taking part in multiple projects through his earlier years, Jump gained a lot of experience with the talented musicians in the thriving East Coast hard rock scene. He was later approached to join a national tour, where he played such revered locations as the Whiskey a Go-Go , CBGB, and even Warped Tour. Needing to take time for family, Jump relocated back to the Midwest. After moving to the Twin Cities, Jump was able to connect with a number of musicians, and began to develop his musical prowess. Meeting Ricky Parker in 2011, and getting further chances to perform nationally, his involvement in the musical community rapidly grew. Running into Jason Dove(Vocals and Bass) at a local Guitar Center, the two instantly connected. Realizing the chemistry between the two of them, Jumps desire began to shift into not only performing, but creating a project to showcase his true artistic direction. In leu of the 2020 pandemic, Jump began to piece together his "dream project". This was the first step towards the creation of Virginia Sweet with Jason Dove(Vocals and Bass) and Ricky Parker(Drums).
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