yes Joans He must present a book about his life in front of A hall full of Colombians waiting to see one of the best representatives of their country You can only do this one way, cWith a black shirt and his great love of music.
“For me, music from a young age meant the clearest way to communicate with the universe,” said the singer Albaisa on the main stage at the concert. There is the Cartagena de Indias Festival where he was introducedJohannes: 1577836800 secondsWith its coauthor, journalist Diego Londono.
The book was published when Juan Esteban Aristizabal (Carolina del Principe, 1972) turns 50 on August 9 and several decades into music, but he has been cooking for several years.
Juan met Londono when he was on his way to visit his mother in Medellin and the music journalist gave him a book he had written about Calamaro. Three days later, Londono got a call from the singer and his jaw snapped, but it only took him a few seconds to agree to write his autobiography.
Constant connection to music
Joannis managed to finish as an engineer, but a university professor told him in the first semester, after many zeros and not raising his head: “Your body comes to class but your soul does not.”
The thing was music and he had known it since he was young when his father sang jazz and his brothers listened to Gardel or vallenatos and cumbia. In fact, around the age of 10 or 12, he had an epiphany: He was playing guitar by himself in his living room and felt a connection: “The guitar is like projecting my soul,” he assured the audience, who greeted him with a standing ovation.
This connection continued when he started playing sports as a teenager. He says he was fat because he only ate arepa, chips, and chocolate, so he started exercising while listening to music. He would throw songs back and forth to analyze them.
And he got into the metal. “I was metalhead,” he says proudly, “but he was in Medellin, The 80’s story with “the guys who killed, the bombs that went off every night”, very violent in which he searched for a way to escape in rock and metal concerts: “We were finding a way to escape in a very difficult city.”
He was metalhead until he fell in love and then came his trip to the United States, where he sold everything to find a life He arrived in a city with a music scene he had no contact with: “the hardest time was arriving in the States” and he would spend “every day waiting for something to happen”.
But it finally happened, he started meeting the right people and making the music he wanted and becoming the figure he is today with nine studio albums, several Grammys behind him and milestones like playing with the Rolling Stones or at the concert in honor of the Beatles, on the main stages and above all to become One of the greatest references in Colombia.
With ups and downs, obviously, with times of fatigue, explained the Colombian, from exhaustion in his supposedly happiest personally moments, like when his children are born, until he said he wanted to “make the music I want to make,” not the music that is in fashion “and ability.” On getting to a point where Jones proudly asserts: “I feel fulfilled on a technical level and how I lead my career.”
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