JIP is a three piece rock band from the Chicago area and will release their newest collaboration record Sparks, Flames & Names on October 12 at Hard Rock Chicago. JIP was established in 2001by singer–songwriter and former Naperville resident, Jim Gwynn.

The upcoming release Sparks, Flames & Names is a “break up” album of sorts that features seven guest artists on each of its seven very different tracks. The genres on this album fluctuate from Rock to Alternative, to Folk music. There is a beauty in the harmonies that developed on each track melding for a wonderful listening experience.

JIP has had the honor to work with two Grammy Award winners in the past six months including one on the Sparks, Flames & names record. The other featured guests range from local Chicago talent to nationwide touring acts.

The official release of Sparks, Flames & Names is on October 12th, 2012 at Hard Rock in Chicago.

Hard Rock Chicago is at 230 N Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60601. This show is 18 and over with a $10 cover. JIP will perform with fellow Chicago Artists, The Burrows, The Employees, and The Lucky Dutch. For more information visit www.getjip.com.