What Jean Wants is a box of odd chocolates that got together and it just works. Our journey was a journey of discovery with four people on a quest for musical bliss. What Jean Wants is a mantra. It’s our mantra for the world and for us. It’s grounds to speak up for what you … Continue reading WJW – BIO Intro
In the summer of 2012, our then unnamed band had been getting together for a few months jamming and learning some cover songs while getting a feel for how our four different musical styles were coming together. We were at a point where we had developed a cohesive musical bond and everyone had a feeling … Continue reading How we came up with our band name.
Well, everything. It’s who you will be known as to the world. It’s something you will have around you for as long as you represent your art and your music. And it’s something you better like because if you change it, you’re likely to confuse or lose your fan base, not always but it can … Continue reading What’s in a band name?
It was a cold and gloomy Illinois January afternoon in 1980. I was 14 years old, a freshman in high school, in a new town, sitting in the locker-room changing into my street clothes when someone the row over had their boom-box playing. The music I heard gave me goose bumps. I was dumbfounded, shaken. … Continue reading 40 years ago I became a bass player!