Juan Prophet Organization

Juan Prophet Organization

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ON U.S.TOUR NOW!!!"Bizarro-pop stalwarts JPO play-act morbid lullabies with stunning Tom Waits abstraction, combing the hyperbolic minefields of Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy with an avant-garde relish." Nashville Scene. A must for fans with a taste for Mr. Bungle or Mother Goose.

Biography

JUAN PROPHET ORGANIZATION HOLD THE LISTENER'S ATTENTION AS IF BY A SPELL, THEY HAVE A LIVE SHOW THAT IS TRULY MESMERIZING...

Ripped from the rich soil of Louisiana, these minstrels have found shelter in Murfreesboro,TN where they have established themselves as the most sought after VAUDEVILLE INDIE ART ROCK band in the region. The versatility of their music has allowed them to entertain a diverse audience with instrumentation that consists of but is not limited to guitar, bass, drums, violin, viola, piano, vocals, accordian, banjo, trumpet, cornet, clarinet, glockenspiel, percussion and other noises. The live performance will grab the audience and pull them into being a part of the show. They just released their new album "Cocktails with Carnivores" and will be touring extensively across the United States in 2008.
Juan Prophet continues to lead its audiences into strange places, but it seems that they all enjoy the auditory rollercoaster. So, not to disappoint, Juan Prophet Organization will continue to travel the world and seek out all that has been laid before them. In their many travels they have shared the stage with acts such as FAUN FABLES, SLEEPYTIME GORILLA MUSEUM, 2 FOOT YARD, SKELETON KEY, BILLY NAYER SHOW, BARBEZ, STOLEN BABIES, DRUMS & TUBA, WHOLE FANTASTIC WORLD, BOB LOG III, LOOK WHAT I DID, GUTBUCKET, DEAD MEADOW, and many other wonderful bands.

When attending a JPO show, you will want to be prepared and have your costume ready for the event. The band is a modern day vaudevillian spectacle often performing with sideshow acts, upstanding burlesque theatre troupes like the legendary Lady and the Tramps and Effie's Club Follies, dance companies, and of course the annual hoolahoop contest. Though they travel often, they also make sure to give back to their local music scene in Murfreesboro by bringing interesting and eclectic acts through their hometown.

JUAN PROPHET ORGANIZATION
FINALLY...A CULT WORTH FOLLOWING.

"Experimental pop collective Juan Prophet Organization match art-school antics with indie-rock sensibilities." The Rage, Nashville, TN

"Think Circus Vargas meets Sleepytime Gorilla Museum and the Tosca Tango Orchestra. This album is truly a rift in the daily atmosphere of copycat, non-daring redundancies. Full of odd time signatures, precisely orchestrated instrumentation and wild outbursts of spontaneity and chaos, this album is like an eerie trip through time and space …summoning the likes of a Mr. Bungle-esque Cabaret Dancer."
ZapBang Magazine, Jeff Ramuno.

"If one is looking for variety and an escape from the crap the major labels churn out, listen to this album. There is only one thing that beats listening and that's going to a JPO show!" Chris Baker, CD Baby.

"The band has a decidedly original sound and cannot be classified in to one genre." Rhiannon Brewer Patrick, Athens Banner Herald.

"The band's members act as tour guides in a wild ride through countless musical genres with grace and style...without ever losing the audience's interest." Christopher Magan, Sidelines.

Discography

Juan Prophet Organization - "J " demo (2000)
Juan Prophet Organization - "Naked and Palletized" (2002)
Juan Prophet Organization - "The Carrot and the Stick" (2005)
Juan Prophet Organization - "Cocktails with Carnivores" (2007)

TO PURCHASE OR FOR MORE INFORMATION
www.juanprophet.org www.myspace.com/juanprophetorganization
www.waysidemusic.com

Set List

When attending a JPO show, you will want to be prepared and have your costume ready for the event. The band is a modern day vaudevillian spectacle often performing with sideshow acts, upstanding burlesque theatre troupes such as the legendary Lady and the Tramps and Effie's Club Follies, dance companies, and of course the annual hoolahoop contest. The band can play up to 3 sets (1 hour is a typical show, 2 sets are preferred) in a night or as little as 30 minutes (never actually attempted).

So, for those of you who would like the lyrics for the songs on this page...

Ode to David Jellema

We know you'll be gone, gone off playing jazz
gone off performing with the big dogs. You'll return home soon, to smiles and coffee spoons, but not in time to play the show.

We'll be watching you everywhere that you go
You could never get away, you could never run that far. You can run farther now.

Prepositional Phrases to Hum Along to

It was time, a long time ago. Well before the ga