Nuttin But Stringz
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Posted 10/18/08 , edited 11/18/08
Nuttin' But Stringz, also known as N.B.S., consists of brothers Damien and Tourie Escobar who both play violin. The young musicians from Jamaica, Queens play a blend of classical music, hip-hop, jazz and R&B.

N.B.S playing at the white house.

In 2005, with the help of their manager, James Washington, they entered a local talent contest at the legendary Apollo Theatre and won. As a result of the media attention surrounding the event, they have appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Ellen DeGeneres, The Today Show with Katie Couric, Carnegie Hall and The White House.

On January 8, 2006, the Escobars performed their song Thunder at the debut of the redesigned Cadillac CTS at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Nuttin' But Stringz performed after a classical string quartet. General Motors Corp. executives said Nuttin' But Stringz shows that what used to be good enough (the quartet) needs to be reinvigorated (N.B.S). A video for Thunder is also featured on the website for Jack's Big Music Show on Noggin.

Nuttin' But Stringz was featured in the first of five commercials featuring local artists on New York's local news channel, NY1.

In March 2007, NBS had their music featured in 2007 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament Highlights on CSTV (owned CBS), featuring a variation on their hit song Thunder.

Thunder is also featured in commercials on television for MSG, NY, a show about everything that is happening in or around Madison Square Garden.

In the pilot episode of the television series The Black Donnellys, the song Thunder was played. In the season finale, the song Broken Sorrow was also played.

Their music was featured during a montage at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

The brothers auditioned for the third season of NBC's America's Got Talent in New York City and received a unanimous yes from all three judges thus advancing to Las Vegas. They were subsequently named to the Top 40, advancing to Hollywood. They made it through subsequent rounds and were one of the five acts to make it to the finals. The duo ultimately placed third behind Eli Mattson and Neal E. Boyd.

Here are some of their music pieces


Broken Sorrow-

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27 / F / Cali
Posted 10/19/08 , edited 10/19/08
oh i remember them
i think i saw them on 106 & Park before, they're good
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29 / F / United States
Posted 10/19/08 , edited 10/20/08
werent they on americas got talent????? i was hoping for them!! too bad they didnt win..
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29 / F / $eoulCAL!
Posted 10/24/08 , edited 10/24/08
yeah they were.
omg, i can't believe they just got 3rd place.
These guys are really talented & unique.
I was just flabbergasted at the voting results.
No offense to the opera dude who got 1st, he was good, but c'mon. can be real stupid sometimes.
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Posted 10/26/08 , edited 10/27/08
I was rooting for them on AGT....

The other two people were good and all...

But singers T_____T...not so original.

We need an amazing violin act for Las Vegas...
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Posted 10/30/09 , edited 10/30/09
I'm kinda addicted to them right now
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