Jabe was born I Dayton, Ohio and raised in Anaheim, California. He started playing music in elementary school and picked up the guitar at the age off 13. He plays multiple instruments, guitar and bass being his forte, but drums, ukulele and a little piano as well. He loves classic rock as his favorite genre but also enjoys funk, punk, soul, jazz, metal and R & B. He has played in may bands since the age of 15, most recently with dfunktion, shich he formed back in 2004 with Mike McQuaid and the late Great Thumpin’ Theron Brison.