JP (Jon-Paul) Talley is a highly accomplished musician who has experience teaching, writing, recording, and performing.

As an educator JP has taught percussion programs at Mansfield High School, DeSoto High School, Grand Prairie High School, and Dallas Christian Academy (DCA was awarded state champions under his instruction). JP is also a teacher for MediaTech Institute, where he teaches audio engineering and is a certified Pro-Tools instructor. JP also teaches private lessons for many students.

As a songwriter JP formed a solo instrumental project called ShadowLights where he experiments with drums and percussion in a way to that sounds very “alt/indie". He also writes music that is licensed for the purpose of video production and gymnastics floor routines.

As a performing musician JP has played for Brandon Heath, Mike from Big Daddy Weave, Michael Faron, Aaron Shoust, and others. For a complete portfolio, contact JP.