Perhaps the alternative-universe stem-cell product of Neil Young & Jonathan Richman. An intense artist of emotional, memorable and sometimes quirky songs.
What others have said; “Songs are passionate, humorous, communal sounding expressions. Engaging” – Oliver Arditi, “Rare vocal tone, melodies performed tenderly” – Radicals Rising. “Powerful voice” Here Comes The Flood. “Beautifully crafted songs with bite and edge”- Mind, Body & Boogie festival. “Mesmerizing guitar skills.. Captivates you with the intricacies of the guitar work and the heartfelt vocals”-CycleJunction blog, “Great guitar work” – Chronicle Newspapers. “Powerful lyrics and absorbing melodies” – Nigel Stonier. “In all honesty the closest I’ve seen in recent times to a passionate vocal like this (John Martyn) was Jonathan Tarplee and The BlueYellows”, “Great..passionate vocals, live music goodness!;- The Hop Pole. “Fine, powerful and melodic guitar” – F. Scott Corrigan. “I recently saw you perform live and was really inspired” (email). fantastic guitar playing!” (facebook comment).
Jonathan’s music has been used by the both the BBC and the SAS (surfers against sewerage!) He has supported the likes of Nick Harper & Attila The Stockbroker solo on their UK tours, an accomplished guitarist who has written hundreds of songs and played live at The International Eisteddfod, The Nantwich Jazz Festival, The Mind Body & Boogie Festival, The Middlewich Boat & Folk Festival, Alexander’s Jazz Theatre & many other great venues, festivals & even coffee bars.