JO aashkelon JOHN
Hailing from the beautiful island of St. Lucia, from a young age, Jo John has excelled at playing music for a vast audience. Specializing in a diverse array of music, he works with his fellow artists to compose noble fusion.
Along with producing, he has a a thriving career as a bass player, and has played alongside artists such as Richie Spice, Ammoye and Mikey Spice. He is the co-owner of "Amazona Sounds Inc", a sound system playing all styles of music world-wide.
Amazona Sound International is one of Atlantic Canada’s leading Caribbean music sound systems. The movement was started in 2007 by founding members and main selectors Electrik J and Topkat Amazona. Currently, Amazona Sound is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia and Hamilton, Ontario. Their head office however, still remains located in St. Lucia. Standing firmly by their mission statement, they have played and promoted a variety of Caribbean Music throughout the UK, Germany, the USA and Atlantic Canada since 2009. In addition to working with and hosting opening acts for artiste such as Beenie Man, Walshy Fire, Thugli, Dj Charlie B, Serani, Gyptian, Elephant Man, Mobb Deep, Ski Beats, Certi, Richie Spice, Lindo P, South Rakkas Crew, Lil Kim, Etana and Lady Saw; their diverse and extensive playlist also includes a variety of music that have been fused together perfectly. Popular musical genres like Reggae, Dancehall, Soca, Hip-Hop, R&B, Afro-Beats, Trap, EDM and Mumbhaton; are some of the genres utilized regularly to entertain crowds at events. Combining diverse musical genres with an energetic performance, Amazona Sound encourages crowd interaction which leads to a truly enjoyable and unique experience.