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Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

"Who has time for anything else when there is always new music to learn?"

When I was 13, I started taking lessons from Tom DeVoursney and loved every second of it I practiced constantly and couldn’t wait for my lessons every week. A few years later, I started playing in Faith Assembly’s early service band and sitting in with Tom at his local gigs...
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Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Singer-Songwriter Jeff Black Returns to Seaside May 19

“My grandmother played piano in church, and my great-granddad played a little guitar, and my mom’s cousin played guitar. But nobody was really playing music. They were playing during the Depression, and I think they were trying to get something to eat..."
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Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Performs with Her Band Tuesday Nights at AJ's in Destin

I never intended to turn music into a career, but I did always plan to have it as a hobby. When I was 19 and in my first year of college at Auburn, a musician friend led me to my first solo gig. It went so much better than I would have ever expected, and I had a choice to make...
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Saturday, April 8th, 2017

Big Lo - Dee Villain - ITz GileS - Micky Mouth - Strange Tang

“The stars truly aligned that evening,” he says of the gig, during which he sported a shirt with the word SOBER in big bold type. “I rocked the stage and had a wonderful chance to hear many people tell me they didn’t like hip-hop in the slightest bit and that they had a blast..."
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Friday, April 7th, 2017

Performing at Seagar's in Sandestin Tuesday Through Saturday

All I’ve ever done is music—I played for 14 years with Don Gumpert’s Dixieland Saints and lots of other groups. I’m a fourth-generation musician...
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Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Up Close and Personal with Beachcomber Music Award Nominated Singer-Songwriter

A lot of people questioned why I continued my education when my dream is to be a full-time musician, but honestly, studying literature and creative writing has influenced my songwriting so much...