Mooiste Liedjes (part 2)

Op vrijdag 17 en zaterdag 18 februari viert JP zijn 73ste verjaardag in Betty Asfalt Complex met een tweede editie van “Mooiste Liedjes”. De eerste editie vond in november 2014 plaats. Speciale aandacht zal worden besteed aan de tachtiger jaren toen de singer-songwriter – vaak platzak en met gebroken  hart – een stoffige verdieping op […]

Stendhal Sonata

On August 26 a second JP single was released: “Stendhal Sonata”, the overture to the new album, due out on September 30. “The Starlight Adventure” forms a classic song cycle, co-written with producer Rob van Donselaar. Artist Jehudi van Dijk made a wonderful animation clip for the opening track, click here for the video… Photo […]

Pickin’ Up Some Lovely Old Stuff!

Here’s the Spotify Link to my first new single in 5 years: Pickin’ up the Pieces! Produced & co-created by Rob van Donselaar. Martijn van Agt guitars, Martijn Bosman drums, Hein Offermans bass guitar, Rob van Donselaar keyboards & Denise van Donselaar background vocals. Get acquainted with the exciting atmosphere of the new album, which […]

The Starlight Adventure

JP’s nieuwste cd kwam tot stand in nauwe samenwerking met pianist/componist/producer Rob van Donselaar. In het prille begin van de eerste corona lockdown besloten zij om liedjes te gaan schrijven voor een album, waarin Rob’s piano centraal moest komen te staan: vandaar de prominente plaats van het instrument op de cover. Klik hier om de […]

The Attraction (1978)

As of today, Friday August 27 2021, the album Cinecittà – from JP’s former band The Attraction – will be available on streaming services. The Attraction was a Dutch band, that operated in the late seventies. First there was Another Roadside Attraction, an acoustic folky foursome that played small venues, consisting of leadsinger Emile Den […]

Life After Corona

Today we’re almost one year into the pandemic – and it looks like we’re still only halfway through. But our – still very comfortable –  ‘western’ lives are not only threatened by the pandemic. There’s also stifling inequality and a climate catastrophe looming in the distance. So never waste a good crisis, as very wise […]

Reissue JP 80-ies pop

Through the years folks have been asking for this 80-ies JP Den Tex pop sampler! Although young Den Tex may still be looking for a voice here, the songs on ‘Hungry Years (1980-1986)’ already stand out because of their songwriting and storytelling qualities, taking us back to JP’s boho years. Love gone awry (on A […]