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Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in the Musical Excellence category in 2022.

Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis

Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, left to right, in black and white against a light background. Both wear dark fedora hats, sunglasses, and suits and ties.Pioneers of incredibly smooth and funky synth-laden grooves.

Jam & Lewis created a production company, recording studio, and signature sound responsible for “making” an artist’s career – the songs and sounds that stick with fans forever. More on

Photograph: Marselle Washington


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