Jacob Webb, owner of Next Paradigm Records is a multi - #1 Billboard award winning producer, bassist, pianist, and multi-instrumentalist. A native of Newton Kansas, Jacob was started performing at the young age of 15. Jacob attended the prestigious music program at William Paterson University majoring in Jazz Performance. It was during this time that he co-founded the acclaimed Contemporary Jazz group The JT Project. 

In addition to co-leading, writing, and producing for The JT Project, Jacob has produced collaborated and performed alongside wonderful artists including the iconic singer/songwriter Valerie Simpson of the legendary duo, Ashford and Simpson, Najee, Nick Colionne, Kim Waters, Cindy Bradley, Pamela Williams, Paula Atherton, Ladies of SKY, Freddy Jackson, Kenny Garrett, Mulgrew Miller, Jerry Hahn, Roy Hargrove, and several others! 

In 2018 Jacob founded Next Paradigm Records, a 9 artist contemporary jazz roster of fresh talent acclaiming multiple #1 hit Billboard singles (A fully black owned business). Today, Billboard has recognized Next Paradigm as the #4 Label in smooth Jazz. 

Jacob Webb’s #1 Billboard Singles Include: 

“Overdrive” (2016) by The JT Project 

“Backyard Brew” (2019) by The JT Project feat. Najee 

“Details” (2020) by Jacob Webb 

“Vibin’ In Time” (2020) by Alex Parchment feat. Phillip Doc Martin

"Off the Charts" (2022) by Judah Sealy