Testimonials

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ozark Mountain Daredevils ” Jan reintroduced the band in Europe”

I have known and worked with Jan (Real Roots Cafe) since the late 90’s with many records and tours. He’s always been great at helping me navigate the Benelux terrain […]

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 […]

DIX “Jan knows the menu like no other”