The N. T. B. Collective is a Bay Area based jazz fusion group merging sounds and styles
from all over the world.
The N.T.B. trio, is comprised of drums, bass, and piano.
Each musician is highly accomplished; coming together to generate a unique musical
energy. N.T.B. has been playing various venue residencies throughout the San
Francisco Bay Area for over 3 years.
Jelani Noble is a pianist/keyboardist with over 17 years of experience. Classically
trained he has developed a technique and repertoire that aids him in every musical
experience. Although his roots are classical, he brings a unique jazz influence and
lyrical touch to every artistic endeavor. From working with hip-
hop artists like Dizz and Rob Woods, to subbing for The Futurelics, he has shown
Gerald Williams is a bassist with over 20 years of experience playing locally and
touring around the world. Gerald has notable performances with Grammy award
nominated and winning artist such as Isaac Hayes, Brian McKnight, and Marcus
Johnson. He as a unique sound and energy that is communicated through melodic and
Brandon Farmer is a world class drummer, producer singer/ songwriter and multi
instrumentalist. Raised in North Carolina, he grew his R&B, jazz and funk sound in
New York, and continued his career in Bay Area. He posses unmatched rhythmic
versatility . Performing with artists like Goapele, Mike Aaberg, Javier Santiago and The
Futurelics, he’s cemented his standing in the local scene as a reliable and extremely