JP lebt mittlerweile in Berlin und ist u.a. ein guter Freund von Sean Koch und seinem Trio . Sein Sound klingt nach "South African Fresh Folk". So oft er kann steht der Singer-Songwriter natürlich wieder auf dem Brett, sei es in seiner Heimat Südafrika oder an einem der Surf-Spots in Europa.
JP hat gerade sein neues Video veröffentlicht: "Denial" aus seiner neuen EP "Coming Home":
JPson - Denial (Official Music Video)
Und hier "Open Up (Official Music Video)"
JPson - Open Up (Official Music Video)
Official Press Info:
Shaped by the two oceans on the shores of South Africa, JPson has ridden the wave of life to Europe and defined a musical style that can best be described as "Fresh Folk". Music that let’s you open up to the groove of the moment, whilst forgetting the troubles of daily life.
Having taught himself to play the guitar on the beaches of Cape Town, South Africa, JPson spent his youth surfing the Atlantic Ocean and exploring vast musical territory, yielding his very own sunbaked infusion of Folk & Roots music. Through his lyrics JPson shares the essence of life that drives him around the world and the lessons he learns whilst traveling. Not only is his music incredibly uplifting but his rhythms and beats will get you grooving in a festive and unifying spirit, bound to inspire reflection and new connection.
His latest EP "Coming Home” is the first official release of his musical career and expresses his belief: "Home Is where your heart is”.
Coming from Swiss and South African background, JPson left South Africa right after school to go discover his European roots. What seemed like a 10- month joy trip away from home turned into a 10-year journey around Europe, which JP refers to as his University of life. Through his travels he realized on a regular basis how he would constantly find peace within musical melodies. Even though the life of a wary traveler can sometimes be extremely tiring, he would often gather warmth and support from the music he listened to and find guidance in the music he created.
Guidance that taught him how to open up, to be happy and live life to the fullest as it is a wonderful gift that should be cherished with every single heartbeat.