Jean-Pierre Durand has been working as a composer, producer and musician for the past twenty-five years. He is one of the founding members of the international recording and touring world music group INCENDIO. Jean-Pierre is one of the main writers and guitarists and has co-produced all their albums. Incendio has eleven albums available internationally and has hit the Billboard, Amazon, NAV & CMJ charts. They have over 100 million spins on Pandora and a strong national touring and social media presence.
Jean-Pierre also writes music for TV, film and music libraries. His music has been featured in the hit movie “Bridesmaids”, Breaking Bad, The Big Bang Theory, Modern Family, Star Trek and the video game Far Cry 3 to name a few. After graduating with his bachelor’s degree in economics from UC Berkley, he worked as a production assistant at Telemundo and Univision where he helped produce the massive and popular downtown LA Latino musical event, Fiesta Broadway, as well as other Spanish-language television shows.JP is of Peruvian descent and is fluent in both Spanish and English.He teaches music with the Prison Arts Collective which helps bring music and art into the prisons. He is also a video editor and works extensively with Final Cut Pro. Jean-Pierre main focus for THT is in music, science and Art.