Jeffrey Martin

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JEFFREY MARTIN
FOLK – AMERICANA
Mc G Entertainment

Jeffrey Martin

Touted as a “rising star” in the Folk/American genre Martin, has only been playing guitar for about 6 years now and sounds a lot like a cross between Sean Mullins and John Mayer. 

The naked emotion captured in his songs accompanied only by the six-strings he plays puts the listener between this man’s ears and heart.  Hearing his songs is a lot like getting a musically guided tour inside the thoughts of a man who is trying to make sense out of the world around him

“I like to write about what I don’t quite understand in life because I feel like once it’s on the page, in a song, it’s as close as I’ll ever get to making sense of it. ” Martin says.

This is evidenced in songs such as  “Why Do I?” “Lady Nostalgia”  and “Wake Up.”  Vocally soft and subtle with a guitar accompaniment; Martin’s songs are easy to listen to and linger over.

Recently added to this year’s line up at the Sister’s Folk Festival in September Martin will be in the company of such talented musicians as Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Dave Alvin, and Portland’s own Tony Furtado.

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Nancy grew up in Eugene, graduating from Churchill before heading off to the big city of Portland, and later on to Los Angeles, CA where she pursued her interests in event coordination. After 5 years she returned to Portland where she began her career as a music journalist. After writing for local and national publications Nancy started her own music magazine, Only Local Music, highlighting and promoting local musicians.
In 2008 she was the master mind behind the online music magazine, Oregon Music News, Oregon's Only Online Music Magazine. Cultivating several alliances with organizations such as Music Millennium, The Portland Jazz Festival, the Waterfront Blues Association, The Mississippi Street Fair, and like groups, Nancy quickly grew the fresh start up from a mere idea to fruition within the scope of two years.
Concurrently she sought out and pursued business management consulting and continued her own business, Navigation Consulting. With over 20 years experience managing every kind of business imaginable Nancy has been fortunate enough to further engage her purpose of helping others to helping business owners actually grow their business.
Returning to her other passion, promoting music as well as musicians, Nancy continues to write about music and band across the state.

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