JJ Appleton

JJ Appleton

With over 20+ years of history in the professional music business across multiple genres, JJ Appleton’s musical experiences and influences have been informed by a history of working directly with artists, songwriters and producers like David Bowie, Kesha, Darius Rucker, Grace Gaustad, Oak Felder, Stephen Lironi, Pebe Sebert, Ashford & Simpson, Mike Thorne and Jason Ricci as a songwriter, sideman, producer and performer.

Live appearances have also tours and television appearances with David Bowie’s Lazarus, Joe Walsh, Jewel, Keb Mo, Don Henley, Jimmy Fallon, Sophia Ann Caruso, Michael C Hall, Gail Ann Dorsey, Donny McCaslin, Hootie and The Blowfish, Taj Mahal, Donny Osmond, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Good Morning America, & Carson Daly.

Appleton has created iconic musical compositions, ad music, sound experiences and live performances for major brands such as Nike, Clairol, Pfizer, Pepsi, Disney, Pokemon, Toyota & BMW.

JJ’s film and television work has included composing, songwriting and production on recent award winning films The Dads (Netflix), Millennium Bugs (Amazon), Boys of Baraka (PBS) and Monday (Apple TV).

After 3 independent releases as solo singer/songwriter, JJ was signed by AATW/Universal UK releasing a full length album “Someone Else’s Problem” with subsequent tours of the UK, Ireland and Europe.