In 2012 French music producer, remixer and club DJ Jean-Pierre Lantieri was the winner of the Gold VIMA Award for Best Electro/Dance Act. Known simply as JP, he has won numerous other awards for his tracks “Gemini”, “I Feel Love”, “Kids”, and “Geisha”.
JP’s passion for music began in his teens with the arrival of a dusty old piano to the family home. This magic piano started him on the road of a life-long musical journey.
As an adult, lured by its rich culture and mysticism, he came to Asia to produce music and develop his talents. With Om Works, his own record label, he released two albums fusing lounge and world music. Lounge and Tempo both garnered international acclaim and were featured in numerous high profile newspapers and magazines. His music has also been featured in several compilations.
With an equal passion for sizzling hot Electronic Dance Music, JP has performed live as a DJ at some of the most high profile and prestigious venues in Malaysia and Singapore. JP creates, produces and mixes sound to create his own unique style, leaving the crowd out of breath and cheering for more.
He has collaborated with some of the best DJ’s and musicians in the field and the demand for his music just keeps increasing.
Q and A
Q. Apart from keyboards, do you play any other instruments?
A. I play the erhu, which is a Chinese violin with two strings.
Q. What would you like to accomplish over the next five years?
A. I want a string of hits which I’ll spin at the biggest clubs and festivals throughout the world!
Q. When people talk about JP, how would you love them to describe you?
A. He’s that other guy from France who makes the whole world dance!