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PJ Winter / Bio

Born to American opera singers in Germany and growing up in South and West Philadelphia, multi-instrumentalist PJ WINTER has been immersed in music his entire life. After moving to Los Angeles in 2002 to study aerospace engineering, PJ began honing his skills in two of LA's live music institutions: Babe's and Ricky's Inn in Crenshaw-- one of the oldest blues clubs on the West Coast-- and The Baked Potato in Studio City-- arguably the world's foremost hub for jazz fusion music. While working as an aerospace engineer and studying guitar with virtuoso John Ziegler of Pygmy Love Circus and Volto! in 2006, PJ began recording what would become a five year endeavor: RORSHOCK (an intentional misspelling of the Rorschach inkblot perception test)-- a ten song album of original songs, seamlessly running the gamut from jazz fusion and grunge to bossa nova blues-rock and odd time signature pop-punk. Every instrument - with the exception of horns on one song - was played by PJ, one at a time. He calls it "karaoke with myself." Tim Hatayama (live mixer of American Idol, The Voice, and more) joined the project in 2008, and gave the music the professional sound that it deserved. And finally, five years later, the album RORSHOCK should be hitting shelves later this summer.

General Info

Band Members
PJ Winter- All instruments
Artist Name
PJ Winter
Home Page
Alternative / Rock Fusion / Jam Pop

Contact Info

Redondo Beach, CA