JJ Von Briesen Releases First Album!

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JJ Von Briesen is a Firecracker! She has an energy that lights up a room. As the winner of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest just before the age of 16, you can hear the seasoned writing of the last decade int he release of her first album.JJ started recording at Monkeyclaus almost 2 years ago. She diligently planned her sessions during vacation time when she traveled home from Santa Fe to be with her family in Virginia. Each time JJ would come through, the first thing we would see is bags of organic goodies to keep her band energized. As a certified nutritionist, she knows that the way to a band's heart is through it's stomach. And to craft an album over 2 years takes nourishment.

In true rock goddess style, JJ brought together an incredible group of musicians, like brother-in-law, Justin Esposito, of Trees on Fire, Sam Wilson on Electric Guitar, Ben Jacobs on Bass Guitar, Nate Brown and Todd Wellons on Drums, and Abe Wilson on Piano and Organ. This record is clearly a family affair with members supporting her through the lengthy process of its creation as well as joining her on a few of the tracks. And of course, another brother-in-law, Chief Studio Engineer, Abel Okugawa, recorded and produced every track with the sounds traveling through our signature silver wires for the highest quality recording.

At the CD release party in late November, the Southern Cafe and Music Hall, was packed as JJ entertained us with her fire and signature sex appeal. JJ puts on a show! She headed West from there, so you will likely have to catch online pharmacy her in her new California home in Tahoe. Until then, enjoy two tracks from the new album.

Listen to Wishing You the Best:

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Listen to Too Far Gone:

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Visit JJ's website for more information on upcoming events and to support her by purchasing her album!

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