Jacob Quarrell


     Jacob Quarrell, known widely by his stage name JQ, is an indie singer-songwriter hailing from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. His journey in music began in this small city, where a unique blend of local culture and personal experiences fueled his artistic passion. In 2019, JQ made a striking entry with his debut record, Small Town Troubles. This album, co-produced by MorningStar Records' own Mike Haggith, is a collection of fourteen tracks that delve deep into his introspective and often contemplative lyrical prowess. The album has been celebrated for its authentic portrayal of small-town life and the complex emotions that come with it, offering listeners a rich tapestry of folk and indie sounds.


     JQ's musical career is marked by versatility and collaboration. Apart from his successful solo career, he is an active member of several bands, including Bad Chug and Jupiter Marvelous, bringing his unique flair to these diverse musical groups. Additionally, he plays a significant role in Mike Haggith's solo backing band, The Big Finish, where his skills further shine. While fans eagerly anticipate another solo album from JQ, Small Town Troubles has recently gained further recognition through affiliation with MorningStar Records. This affiliation sets the stage for a long-lasting partnership to come.

Albums Available On MorningStar Records

Album Title Album Code Release Date Formats Available
Jacob Quarrell - Small Town Troubles JQ-01 15 June 2019 CD