SongVault Artist Profile
Pennsylvania, United States
Bob Dylan, Steve Goodman, John Prine, Arlo Guthrie, The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Yes, The Who, C, S, N, & Y, James Taylor, Bob Marley, Grateful Dead, Chuck Berry, Tony Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald are a handful of the people who have influenced Jeff’s music as well as various folk and bluegrass artist.
In 1980 joined the bluegrass band Blackjack.
During the 1980’s and 90’s, Jeff played solo, with Tim McConaughy, and the band Blackjack, throughout southeastern Pennsylvania and south Jersey area including Chestnut Cabaret, Grape Street, Tin Angel, Musikfest, County Parks, Fire Carnivals, Craft Fairs and Street Festivals.
In 1993 with his band Dark horse, he recorded his first CD, “Bright Lights.”
In 2000, Jeff recorded the CD “2nd Day”.
Continuing to perform and write, Jeff finished his 3rd CD, “Shoot the Breeze” in April 2008.
Jeff’s band recently had an appearance on the Gene Shay show on WXPN out of Philadelphia followed by a fine performance at Chaplin’s Music Café in Spring City
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