JOHN JEFFERY (J.J.) ROLLE has been performing on stage since the tender age of eight; first in school productions, then community and professional shows. He has had roles in Of Mice and Men, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, two original musicals (Toy Boys! and The Kahoogaphone)and the title role in Shakespeare's Othello just to name a few! He also appears in the film The Trouble With Sex singing two of his original works. As a singer/songwriter, he has done shows with the likes of Dr. John, Arlo Guthrie and Ultravox's Midge Uhre. He also fronted two bands: a 7-pc. dance band called Cantaloupe! with several appearances on Irish national television (RTE) as well as performing at the prestigious Guinness International Jazz Festival 5 years in a row, and his own 6-pc. Soul/Funk/Disco band, JJ's Soul Funkshun with a 3 year residency in The Mezz Bar and featured band at the first Guinness St Patrick's Day Festival to their credit.
He is now located in Seattle where he has reconstructed JJ'z Soul Funkshun and has performed at Tiny Ninja Cafe 3 weeks in a row and returns to where the band was launched (Musiquarium Lounge @ Triple Door) on April 6th.
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