A love for all roots music has taken Jory Kinjo around the world in the last 20 years of his musical career, sharing stages with a range of artists from B.B. King to Ziggy Marley. He was raised in R&B, Blues & Soul music, but his career has touched on Funk, Jazz, Reggae & Ska.
Kinjo joined Calgary soul band Mocking Shadows in 1999 and still plays with the band to this day. With the Shadows, Kinjo has seen multiple tours with B.B. King, shows with Buddy Guy, ZZ Top and dozens of other legendary artists.
His venture into the Ska/Reggae world has resulted in shows and tours with such bands as Fishbone, UB40, the English Beat, Ziggy Marley and the Wailers.
From 2014 - 2017, Kinjo moved to New York City part time and worked with Ska bands the Slackers and the Rocksteady 7.
Kinjo has since returned to Alberta and started throwback soul label, Kimberlite Records. He continues to record and perform, his show a varied and sincere one. His songs and multiple styles reflect a storied and unique past in the life of a Canadian musician with a career spanning over two decades.