J.J. Alemany is a Drummer, Singer, Songwriter, Producer, Filmmaker and Light Facilitator based in Los Angeles and born and raised in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. After playing in a few bands and having local radio and TV exposure he decided to move to the US. After 7 years went to Europe and performed with different artists in Europe, Scandinavia and Australia.
In 2005 J.J. finished his 1st solo CD, “Psycho Bitch “. After traveling all over he came back to L.A. in 2011 for the making of his 1st feature film, “The Drum Teacher”, which was completed in 2012. He also released an EP for The Soundtrack of the film.The film was shot in Hawaii, L.A. and at Skywalker Sound while recording and filming the songs for the film.
Also in 2012, J.J. made a short film called “Active Meditation”, about the common denominator between drumming and skiing. The film was made for the 72 Hour Filmmakers Competition in Whistler BC, Canada and got great reviews.
Recall The Clowns and Jackasses is J.J.’s latest indie release, which started during Covid-19 with Stu Hamm on Bass (Steve Vai, Joe Satriani), Joshua Ray Gooch on Guitar (Shania Twain), Mattias IA Eklundh on Guitar (from Swedish band Freak Kitchen and signed as a solo artist on Steve Vai’s label) and J.J. on drums and vocals and as producer and executive producer.
The first single, Recall The Clowns and Jackasses, was mixed by Mike Fraser (AC/DC, Aerosmith, Van Halen, Metallica, Rush, Guns n Roses) and mastered by Maor Appelbaum (Faith No More, Rob Halford, Yngwie Malmsteen..). The Song was released with a video clip on YouTube the 17th of January 2021.