- Joppa is an eclectic mixture of funk, alternative rock, gospel, andblues based out of the Washington DC area. The band was founded in 1998by Danny Dahan (bass), Ben Ifshin (guitar) and David Karr (drums).Playing block parties and battle of the bands, the trio began toscratch the surface of what Joppa would eventually become. In 2001Joppa found its voice when a friend of Ben, Ramzy Suleiman, (LeadVocals, Keys) was added to the band.Joppa's music has truly become something new and exciting, unlikeanything currently out there. The band has begun to develop a devotedfollowing around the Washington DC, Baltimore area, consistentlyplaying at local clubs and bars. Joppa recorded their first LP, Capes and Umbrellas, at theLion and Fox Studios with acclaimed producer Jim Fox this past August. Joppa andtheir followers are building momentum, and the band is as excited asever to see what the future has to offer.
Capes and Umbrellas is now available for purchase at http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/joppa or on iTunes!
Please visit our official website at http://www.joppamusic.com
Below are four of the tracks from Capes and Umbrellas. Take a listen, and please leave us a comment to tell us what you think.
- Chill Out Gorilla
- Bring It On Home
- So Simple
- Freedom Blues