About JJ & Music

ILMO.SR. Jayantha S. Kapuwatte in the field of music profession is known as JJ. He was classically trained -Royal College of Music London and later turned toward “Pop” music whereas his creative & improvisation playing talents are self-taught. He has performed as Pianist / Keyboardist & a vocalist in well over twenty countries.

JJ’s timeless and extensive repertoire with over twenty five years of live performance experience, providing the highest level of musical entertainment for Private Parties, Weddings, Corporate Events, Banquets, Church Services, Community Events, Conventions, Cruise Ships, Festivals, Fund Raisers, Hotels, Resorts, Restaurants and other special occasions appeals to listeners of all ages.

Naturally gifted with more than his fair share of musical ability JJ is also able to improvise when the occasion calls for it by playing by ear, step up the tempo and leading a variety of fun sing-alongs. Multitalented JJ is not only a Professional One-Man-Band Entertainer but also a Qualified Music Teacher, Vocal Educator and a Music Therapist (an allied health profession).

JJ has performed for Royals, Ambassadors, general public and has represented Sri Lanka twice at International Music Festival - The Hague, New York and he has won many International awards. His passion for Sri Lankan music has never diminished and as a result he composed and released his first album mainly to raise funds for under privileged single parents' children in Sri Lanka. The album consists of 13 Sri Lankan songs with a couple of duets with his mother, Evelyn Kumari Kapuwatte.

Sri Lankan Songs by Evelyn & Jayantha Kapuwatte Album


JJ’s repertoire is in excess of 2,500 pieces of music/ songs covering all genres and eras of music, from classical to modern day pop, jazz to classic 60s etc. Here is a small selection of the more popular music he plays - if you can't see a song that you like, please ask - he can learn absolutely anything you request if he doesn't already know it... even if you don’t have the music, he can work it out from a recording! Read more

Some Engagements at prestigious venues

Royal Park Hotel- Melbourne
Dorint Hotel- Salzburg
Hilton Hotel – Vienna
Intercontinental- Bahrain
Conrad Brussels- Brussels
Crown Plaza- Bruges
The Ritz-Carlton Montreal
Czech Republic
Hotel Palace- Prague
Croix des Bretons- Lourdes
Etoile Saint Honore- Paris