Dutch prog-rock guitarist and composer
Long Tall J upon release of his second album titled 2020:
'It is about melody and atmosphere while prog is about not to be bound by the rules.'
'There is no doubt that ’LongTall J’ is an extremely superb guitarist and in addition a master music arranger.'
- House of Prog January 2021-
(Review Album 2020)
From start to finish this is a lovely calmer melodic progrock affair with fantastic melodies in both the instrumental and vocal parts. LONG TALL J is an amazing guitarist who comes up with precise subtle melodies on his guitar.
Strutter'zine June 2022 about
New album 'The Spire'
Third album titled 'The Spire' released on the 1st of May 2022.
Featuring vocalist 'Amariia' from Ukraine, semi-finalist in the National Eurovision Song Contest 2022.
Norwegian Prog website Permafrost on May 27, 2021:
"Long Tall J is a multiinstrumentalist and he plays almost every instrument on the album. He offers atmospheric and very nice guitar work and instrumental prog with hints of ambient and new age."
Long Tall J is a Dutch Prog Rock music producer and guitarist living in London who released his debut album 'Albatross' in February 2020. His second Album '2020' was released on the 10th of December 2020. The third album titled 'The Spire' is released on the 1st of May 2022.
LTJ his style is a fusion of Progressive Rock or "Prog" and Melodic Rock.
Most of his music is instrumental with a strong emphasis on melody while some of the tracks feature a vocalist.