As a solo career in 2012, she opened for the famous band Nazareth (UK) at Agreste Rock.
In 2013 he brought to Brazil the legendary Rudy “Tutti” Grayzel (USA), playing seven opening shows and also as Rudy’s guitarist, in a partnership with Netto Rockefeller.
Rudy “Tutti” Grayzell and Joanatan alive at SESC Sorocaba
In 2022, Joanatan receives tribute at Palácio Anchieta, in celebration of Elvis Presley Day – International Rockabilly Day, celebrated on August 16 in the state of São Paulo.
With the councilwoman Edir Sales who enacted and the creator Peter Presley
Photo: Elba Lúcia
With the icon of Brazilian Radio and TV Antônio Aguillar who marked the Brazilian Radio and TV, especially in the 50s and 60s, creator of the ban The Clevers (later Os Incríveis) and responsible for launching several names on radio and TV at the time, Roberto Carlos, Jerry Adriani, Wanderley Cardoso, Sérgio Reis, The Jordans, among others! He also presented internationally successful names such as Rita Pavone, in 1964 on his TV shoe “Reino da Juventude”, on TV Record.
Photo: Elba Lúcia
Joanatan’s performance enchants people of different generations wherever he goes. Photo: Bento Gomes
Joanatan founded his own label and record label in 2008, Ipojuke Records, acting as a record producer.
He is a columnist for the website Paulistano, Universo Retro.
For several years she hosted the show “Rock All Night” on Speedway Radio from Mexico City.
His discography can already be considered a historical legacy within the Pernambuco art scene, there are several singles, EPs and albums released, in a solo career and / or as a studio musician and producer.
Photo: Carlos Cajueiro
Joanatan shared the stage with and or jamming with artists such as Magic Slim (USA), Atiba Taylor (USA), Andreas Kisser (Sepultura), Kiko Loureiro, Lancaster, Jefferson Gonçalves, Bob Mintzer (USA), Rick Estrin and Nightcats (USA), James Wheeler (USA), Percy Weis, Neil Arnold (UK), etc.
Alive at SESC São Carlos-SP em 2016
Joanatan has his own way of performing his music, leaving an inside-out interpretation at the heart of each song.
His love of American roots music becomes evident, showing an incredible talent that she never wears out. He writes music with sensitivity and performs it with poignancy and spontaneity.
Joanatan is inspired by great names from various eras of music, especially the 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and 70’s, but also what is best and original today.
É Natal, Jingle Bells – EP 7′ Polegadas – Ipojuke Records/2023
Rockin’ This Crazy World – Ipojuke Records/2023
Cheap Blues Sessions – Ipojuke Records-Blue Crawfish Records/2023
Rocks e Labrettas, Sodas e Baladas 10′ Polegadas LP – Ipojuke Records-Lombra Records/2022
Rock do Corona (Single) – Ipojuke Records – 2020
Roses and Thorns EP 7′ Inches – Ipojuke Records-Lombra Records/2019
Strictly Instrumental – 10′ Inches LP (Lathe Cut) – Ipojuke Records-Lombra Records/2018
For All – 10′ Inches LP – Ipojuke Records/2018
Also on cassette + 7 bonus tracks.
Also involved with two songs on the compilation CD, “Spiritual Cramps” Tribute to The Cramps, and CD Abril Pro Rock 2014 e Rockabilly CoastalTravel Radio (USA).
He mostly performs “50’s Rock ‘n’ Roll”, Blues and Instrumentals tunes as well his own compositions.
Joanatan has got his own way to perform his music, getting into heart of each song interpreting it from the inside out.
His love for the American Roots music becomes evident. He writes sensitive music and performs with poignancy and ease.
Joanatan, draws from the greats of the 50’s and 60’s such as Elvis Presley, Bill Haley, Buddy Holly, Little Richard, Gene Vincent, Jerry Lee Lewis, Buddy Knox, Ritchie Valens, Carl Perkins, Tommy Sands, Everly Brothers, Ricky Nelson, Bobby Darin, Rudy “Tutti” Grayzell, Johnny Kidd and The Pirates, Billy Fury, Johnny Burnette Trio, The Ventures and The Shadows and occasionally fuses them with B-movies and blues rock.