Testimonials

Jan was highly recommended to me when I was releasing my album “Caged Bird” in November 2020. I am glad that I choose to work with him – Jan created a lot of radio airplay and numerous press reviews in the Netherlands and across Europe for me. With Jan’s help, “Caged Bird” was highly ranked… Lees verder »Ellen Shae “Jan was always available and very supportive”

Ellen Shae “Jan was always available and very supportive”

Jan did an amazing job working with me and helping my music get heard in Europe. We worked together on my 2020 release Down In The Den and it debuted at #1 on the Euro Americana Chart. Aside from the great airplay, Jan was also able to secure many great reviews and features in the… Lees verder »Ted Russell Kamp “Jan secure many great reviews and features in the press”

Ted Russell Kamp “Jan secure many great reviews and features in the press”

I was first introduced to Jan Janssen Through a mutual Friend named Shane. Shane had worked with Jan for years and raved about him. He made it very clear how valuable Jan was in bringing him to Europe and that he trusted him completely. In fact, he said he and Jan had become very good… Lees verder »Bart Ryan “To put it simply, Jan blew me away.”

Bart Ryan “To put it simply, Jan blew me away.”

It was a total pleasure working with Jan on my 2019 release, ‘Can You See Me Now.’ Besides being a joy to work with on a personal level, Jan also is great at his job. He is always available, helpful, and very honest. I will definitely use him again on my new release and looking… Lees verder »John McDonough “Jan is always available, helpful, and very honest.”

John McDonough “Jan is always available, helpful, and very honest.”

This has been my first time working with Jan and I wouldn’t hesitate to have him working on my projects in the future. As a completely new and unknown name in the Benelux countries he’s been a driving factor in getting my music out there and get it reviewed. This has been a tremendous help… Lees verder »Select Captain “I wouldn’t hesitate to have him help you”

Select Captain “I wouldn’t hesitate to have him help you”

I had heard great things about Jan through another Bay Area artist. Jan helped release my A Wondrous Life record in Europe this year and I quickly received great album reviews and some airplay. He has been incredibly supportive as I organize my debut EU tour and obviously loves what he does. I look forward… Lees verder »Mickelson “I look forward to building my career with him”

Mickelson “I look forward to building my career with him”

As a songwriter and touring artist my mantra is “underpromise and overdeliver” so as to always leave people satisfied. I was thrilled to work with Jan on the release of my album Happiness to Burn (April 2018) because this is how he also operates. As a newbie to the Benelux and to Europe generally, Jan… Lees verder »Jenny van West “Jan helped calibrate my expectations”

Jenny van West “Jan helped calibrate my expectations”

I had the good fortune of meeting Jan Jansen years ago—on one of my first trips to the Netherlands, and he has remained a staunch ally and supporter of my music ever since. Jan is everything an independent artist can wish for —honest, hardworking, and devoted to his work. He has a discerning ear for… Lees verder »Eugene Ruffolo “He delivers on his promises”

Eugene Ruffolo “He delivers on his promises”

Hopefully, there will be another album at some point. I would not hesitate to contact Jan if I decide to do another promotion campaign, and I want to recommend JohTheMa Promotions to anyone interested in doing a promotion in the Benelux. (Dick LeMasters)

Dick LeMasters “I would not hesitate to contact Jan”

TOURBOmusic is very satisfied with JohTheMa Promotion for the Dutch Promotion of Reto Burrell‘s 20th anniversary Album “Side A&B“. We will definitely book him again for future releases!”

TOURBOmusic “We will definitely book him again for future releases”

I’ve known and trusted Jan Janssen since 2006, when my first album, “Just a Man,” came out.  Jan is as credible as they come in the European roots music world, and when I released my second album, “Baja Louisiana,” this year, going with Jan as the promoter was a no-brainer.  His biggest strength is his… Lees verder »Douglas Greer “I couldn’t imaging using anyone else”

Douglas Greer “I couldn’t imaging using anyone else”

Everything Jan did helped us to learn as much as possible regarding our music, and we are very happy with the job Jan did for us! Jan was able to provide us the information that we needed. We learned a lot from his feedback. We appreciated Jan’s efforts very much. (Howard & Skye)

Howard & Skye “Jan was able to provide us the information that we needed”

Jan did an outstanding job getting press and radio for a band that previously had no exposure in The Netherlands. His enthusiasm and genuine love of the music shine through in everything he does. (The Mulligan Brothers)

The Mulligan Brothers “Jan’s enthusiasm and genuine love of the music shine through”

Jan has been a pleasure to work with. From the onset, we knew that Jan had a genuine interest and personal investment in our projects. Jan’s history in and relationship to the folk + roots world in Europe made him a great person to have to position our album and targeting the right audiences. We’ve… Lees verder »Tonic Records “We’ve had great results on our projects”

Tonic Records “We’ve had great results on our projects”

Jan is a dear and trusted friend. Our relationship began in 2005 when he reviewed my 1st record for Real Roots Cafe and we connected via MySpace – leading directly to my first international tour and record deal. Jan has his finger on the pulse of Holland and Germany, exceptional taste in music, and tirelessly… Lees verder »Shane Alexander “Jan supports hardworking artists”

Shane Alexander “Jan supports hardworking artists”

Jan and his wife saw us unpacking our van and sound checking on the parking place in front of the Blue Bird Café in Nashville 2008. We had a brief talk. After our audition, he went for us. JJ introduced the band in the Benelux in a very efficient manner. He opened doors for us.… Lees verder »The Low Anthem “Jan introduced the band in the Benelux”

The Low Anthem “Jan introduced the band in the Benelux”

It was a pleasure to work with JJ. He generated some great opportunities for our artists and helped develop the brand in the Netherlands territory. I found Jan to be a hardworking, professional, easy to work with and a lovely guy too. I would recommend his services to anyone. (Management Claude Hay)

Claude Hay “Jan generated great opportunities”

I had been going to Holland for a couple of years, doing late-night gigs that were little pay and long hours. I released my second alum and sent it to all the Dutch website reviewers. Through a review for my album, you got in touch and we spoke about promotion. The next time I visited… Lees verder »Garron Frith “Got an agent, new friends and a great tour”

Garron Frith “Got an agent, new friends and a great tour”

Jan is one of the best promoters in the Americana Roots Music scene in Europe. I have known him for many years and trust him and value his judgement. He is highly knowledgeable about the best strategies to pursue and is very dedicated to his clients. (Kenny Butterill)

Kenny Butterrill “Trust Jan’s value and his judgement”

Jan is the real deal, no bullshit, he follows through and always goes the extra mile. I’ve been very happy working with A pro like him.  (Jeffrey Halford)

Jeffrey Halford “Jan is always goes the extra mile”

Jan’s passion for music and helping artists shines through his work as a publicist and promoter. He does what he says he’s going to do and then goes the extra mile. Did I mention he gets results too? Five out of five stars!! (Rodney DeCroo)

Rodney DeCroo “Jan’s passion for music and helping artists shines through his work”

The campaign has been really good, in as much as Jan was able to grab some press for the record that had already been released, by a guy who is not that well known other than by his associations as a side man with other artists. I was very pleased with any press at this… Lees verder »Tom Heyman “I really have my eye on the future in working with Jan again”

Tom Heyman “I really have my eye on the future in working with Jan again”

Time Warp: The Very Best Of. This 21-track collection offers over 75 minutes of tuneful and sometimes downright hilarious work remastered from the original tapes! In 2000 JJ really reintroduced the band in Europe. Loved working with him. (Ozark Mountain Daredevils)

Ozark Mountain Daredevils ” Jan reintroduced the band in Europe”

I have known and worked with Jan since the late ’90s with many records and tours. He’s always been great at helping me navigate the Benelux terrain and promoted me with the ultimate integrity. If he takes you on, you’re in safe and knowledgeable hands. He’ll always do what’s best for the artist. That’s the… Lees verder »Joseph Parsons “Jan always do what’s best for the artist”

Joseph Parsons “Jan always do what’s best for the artist”

At JohTheMa you can sit down at a table and have a conversation with Jan Janssen, owner, and founder of the Real Roots Cafe. You will then discover that Jan is an extremely affable, yet critical innkeeper who knows how to pour a beer and prepare some delicious cocktails. But above all, he knows what… Lees verder »DIX “Jan knows the menu like no other”

DIX “Jan knows the menu like no other”