Jon Tessier


Jon Tessier is a Brazilian-French music creator. He grew up in Malaysia but now lives in Paris. In parallel to his work as a studio assistant for Sonic Vista Studios, Jon Tessier is a producer, musician, singer and songwriter who is currently working on his solo project, a creative endeavour that is best described as "guitar driven pop music with an alternative rock edge".His single Like The Sun was released early this year (2017) - and he is now working on putting together his first EP.







What is music to you? What does it give you?

Music is life. The beginning and the end of it. For some people it's a wallpaper for their memories, for me it's a centerpiece.

What is your music dream?

to collaborate with amazing people and create music that inspires the world.

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

Tricky question, I think I would start with educating the one percenters on the rest of the world.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Black and White by Michael Jackson.

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

The Doors, Tom Petty, Depeche Mode, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and many others.

What inspires you to make music?

Love. Darkness. Hope. Despondency. Humor. Tragedy. The necessity for a song to come to life.

What is the message you want to send with your music?

I'm simply relaying Jimi Hendrix's message: "when the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace".

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

Fulfilled. I feel love by sharing love.

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

There are good things and bad things. I'm afraid of diminishing musicianship (people becoming more DJ's etc). But I am astounded by the enormous creativity out there.

What do you think of Drooble?

Cool concept, let's see how it goes :)

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Nothing, I love making music.

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

of course. How? -> by going to the gigs and supporting them on social media.

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Versatile. A musician needs to know how to work a DAW, Photo and video software. But most importantly a musician should know an instrument. other qualities: Kindness, Hard Work and Perseverance.

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

Singularis, cool chillhop artist. forth wanderers, cool indie artists.