Born in the South Bronx, to Puertorrican descent, Willie Colón stands as an icon of Salsa Music and the Nuyorican culture.
The singer, trombonist and producer recorded his first album at the age of 16 with Fania Records (the Motown of Salsa). His main singer was the legendary Héctor Lavoe.
I am an interdisciplinary artist focusing on memory, time, and poetry. Currently I am engaged in several ongoing projects which map my personal history with a grander aim to tap into a collective stream of desires, ambitions, emotions, and fantasies.
I am a lover of Hip Hop, R'n'B, Rock and film music. I am a musician/music journalist and I have been hugely influened by those types of musical styles. I've five years experience singing live and I've also been composing my own stuff too. I play piano but I'm not nearly as good as I want to be!
My name is Julius but you can call me TJ.
I grew up down Jamaica way.
I run marathons so I know how to hump it.
I especially like to play a lot of jazz trumpet.
Love my music from swing to bop.
Will jam all night till the people say stop.
Jazz is the message of my desire
Blow baby blow whi