credit: Jessica Wardwell
Jonny P is a soul visionary. In just a few years the Bronx-born, Nashville-based singer- songwriter has served up some truly delicious tunes rooted in the sounds of the past but anchored firmly and irrevocably in the present, defined by disarmingly direct arrangements, a superlatively smooth vocal style, and an undying belief in the power of soul. In addition to wrapping his first role in the upcoming film by Oscar winning director, Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty) and screenwriter Mark Boal, he will release his second EP, It’s Our Time, on April 21st. Working with mix engineer Tom Elmhirst (Adele, Frank Ocean, Amy Winehouse) and drummer James Gadson (Quincy Jones, Paul McCartney, Herbie Hancock), Jonny P has crafted a set of songs that showcase his superlatively silky vocals, his declarative melodies, and his less- is-much-more arrangements. Good To You and It's Our Time, his latest singles off his new EP, have accumulated more than 300K combined streams on Spotify.