TESTIMONY "Live Angels":
Continuing...he decided to return in pursuing his musical dreams.
His major languages are English and Filipino, but he also sings in Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Japanese.
JFT has a special passion for animals and is a proud father to 7 cats and 2 dogs, who enjoy his company very much, especially their conversations. His animals are a special source of inspiration for JFT.
His inspiration comes from his drive to create music that will make people feel something whenever they listen to it. Love, family, and friends all helped him to have something to write about.
“Anything can be an inspiration,” as he describes, but reaching his sound today wouldn't have been possible without artists who helped shaped his musical taste.
As an artist he mainly attributes it to Christina Aguilera, Justin Timberlake, Usher, Britney Spears, Bruno Mars, Stacie Orrico, Rhona Bennett, David Archuleta, Robyn, along with many others throughout the years.
He says that he is also inspired by the work of amazing music producers like Darkchild, Danja, Timbaland and Alan Walker.
From all the way to the other side of the world, he is also a huge Korean Pop music follower and finds numerous amounts of K-Pop acts as his inspirations as well.
Acts like Infinite Miss A, 2PM, Wonder Girls, T-ara, G-Dragon, BoA, Teen Top, U-Kiss, SHINee, EXO, Super Junior and some others are his biggest idols.
In 2010 he started writing and creating a YouTube channel and making music for the sake of having fun and connecting to people who had the same hobby.
After graduating from college in 2018 he started working as a freelance demo singer and songwriter. Throughout the past decade, he has released numerous covers, from Korean, English, Filipino and other languages.
The breakthrough happened at the beginning of January 2021, where his singing and writing skills were finally appreciated and recognized.
A studio started being built, as a dream come true, and by the end of May 2021, his first recording studio will finally be completed.
He says that without the help of his guardian angels, Rico, Chan and Beck, this would have been impossible.
Even though the construction is still under way, he is staying busy making more professional original output for the world to hear and recording during the night after the workers went home.
The recording booth was a priority so he could keep his inspiration flowing, while at the same time, perfecting his craft to be able to achieve his maximum potential as a singer and songwriter.
- To inspire people through music, to make them temporarily forget their problems through the lyrics and vocals, to collaborate with other amazing artists, to make relatable yet out of the box type of music, to mix R&B style vocals to different types of genres.
- To generate enough income and help other talented young people around the world, as an outreach music program inside the communities, and provide the same opportunity he had in having his dream come to pass.
He says, “I am so lucky. I thank God.”