A name not without reason. Fashion labels took his style ideas into their collections, filmmakers into movies, musicians took over concepts that made them successful, song titles entered the charts, which complied in collaborations delegated by him.
Whether in the end someone knows whether it was me who created something or not. I was growing up without internet. At that time, people just wanted to make music and not be famous haha.
My ego doesn’t care anyway. I just want to send unfiltered emotions and messages of love into the world. I consciously came into contact with music since I was born. My Dad was an entrepreneur and a bassist. Our mother woke us up every morning with American soul and blues music and danced happily to it. Areatha Franklin-Think, Ray Charles-I can see clearly now, What´d I say, Stevie Wonder – Master Blaster, Wish, Isn’t she lovely, Superstitious, Otis Redding – Respect, the dock of a bay, I’ve Got Dreams to Remember , James Brown, Little Richard, J.J Cale, Eric Clapton, Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac, B.B.King, Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, Lightning Hopkins…were some of their favorite songs & artists and soon they became ours”.
You can hardly find interviews or press about him in the net. Although he is anything but inconspicuous as an apparition, instantly polarized and unmistakable, he is all about sharing joie de vivre and inspiration not to reach fame. In contrast, he has some famous colleagues as fans. 17 year old Adele wrote to him: “I love your weird style”. Alannah Myles wrote: “Total entertainment” and John Mc Laughlin also keeping a long story short: “Great music”.
In Los Angeles he did some live recordings with Hall of Fame musician Don Peake. On drums James Gadson, Bass Freddy Washington and many more.
Its funny to have a listen because it unleashes his comedy talent. By his own admission, Jool felt wonderful in the role of the class clown at school back in the years. Listen to his comedy version of “Ghostbusters” or his track “Peace” if u get a chance.
In 2020, Jools new studio and production album “The A&O” has been released by Warner Chappell.
In May 2020 was a touching collaboration with Udo Lindenberg during the corona pandemic. When the result will be made available to the general public has not yet been announced.
He was on a world tour with star DJs, Clint Eastwood once asked him in Melrose, LA if he could take a photo of him, his almost global hit “Alive” was already 10 years old when he appeared in a commercial for the US cult series “The Vampire Diaries” was used, a hype broke out on the song.
10 years earlier, in the year 2000, the Oasis brothers’ label invited the guitar hero to London and offered a collaboration. Adele came out as Joolfan at the tender age of 17.
What may surprise you too is that Helge Schneider hired Jool as a bassist in his band in 2023.
If you didn’t know anything about this, that’s completely okay. Jool avoided the media for years and didn’t tell anyone about what was really happening in his life.
There’s actually nothing in Jool’s life that isn’t surprising.
He was the first artist ever to venture into discos outside of his hometown, wearing only a guitar and mixing rock with dance music. For that reason alone he should have been banned from the house. But everything turned out completely differently. The girls jumped on the tables and the boys drank the last of their alcohol reserves.
The triumph of a completely new species could no longer be stopped.
Jool wore skin-tight gold leggings, no shirt and no panties and spontaneously distorted all of the DJs’ new ideas and remixes.
Like no one else before, he performed jams in which he spontaneously composed new songs for the DJ set in front of party crowds. In other words, songs and remixes that different DJs introduced to the crowd in their sets or simply invited people to the party, Jool added new guitar chords and voicings, sometimes he also sang new chorus lines in fantasy language and gave one or another song a genre direction that it didn’t even exist yet. (only for those who don’t understand all of this). This was to have a lasting influence on electric dance music. Jool became one of the most influential indie artists.
This changed everything, the earth changed from a disk to a sphere and everything rotated… (no longer just according to Jool). At first, no one believed that Jool could do more than just look good. But Jool played his ass off, grew his beard and continued to paint his toenails red.
This also rubbed off on the world. People didn’t know what they were dealing with, they were wondering, is he a man or a woman?
The world, which had now become round and loose, promptly introduced the third gender. How else can you cope when there are already people who you don’t even know what they are anymore? Genderfluid set out on the path to becoming a big global star. It’s no longer just Conchita Wurst, …or Harry Styles who are dressing up, no, even LIL NAS X.J CHRIST is doing it.
People began to feel like they were longing for a new freedom, for other organs of action.
Perhaps even the desire arose within them to marry themselves.
Nobody knows what else will happen next.
Anti War Diaries – The new studio album from Jool out now!
This is what fans say about the new Jool album “Anti War Diaries”
“For me this is top 10 internationally!”
“The best thing I’ve heard in my life”.
“Jool makes impossible genre mixes possible, with a coolness that no other artist can achieve.
The all-rounder recently toured as a bassist with Helge Schneider.
The VD fans assumed it was a new song that might have been produced exclusively for their favorite series. So they searched for almost a year! after the artist behind “Alive”. This may be a unique event in music history, so much so that even the Vampire Diaries production company no longer seemed comfortable with the whole thing and they quickly had their promo videos deleted on YouTube, which had already reached almost 7-digit clicks in a short time and had 100th comments on them celebrated the title of glam rocker. Jool even beat out Florence & the Machine, who were also placed in the Vampire Diaries season commercial with a title.
Working with Michael Sembello at Black Rock Studios. ::::
Good Luck Recording
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