The key to the future is people joining in. The music of Joe Jencks captures this essential spirit. Joe is a fantastic singer who carries on the traditions. ~ Pete
The key to the future is people joining in. The music of Joe Jencks captures this essential spirit. Joe is a fantastic singer who carries on the traditions. ~ Pete Seeger
Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers -is absolutely Joe Jencks finest effort thus far. Jencks captivating tenor voice, lofted by flawless production, demonstrates music of conscience and provides a feast for the ear as well as nourishment for the soul.
~ Rich Warren, The Midnight Special WFMT, Chicago, IL
In these times, we need the singers who will do the homework and tell the stories! Joe Jencks is among the fine next generation singers who are ready to carry on the tradition as well as look into the future ~ Holly Near
Joe Jencks is an international touring musician, award-winning songwriter, and celebrated vocalist known for his performances of musical beauty, social consciousness and spiritual exploration. A 20-year veteran of the international Folk circuit, Jencks has released 15 CDs in that time. Merging conservatory training with his Irish roots and working-class upbringing, Joe delivers engaged musical narratives filled with heart, soul, groove and grit. Blending well-crafted instrumentals and vivid songwriting, Jencks serves it all up with a lyric baritone voice that has the edgy richness of a good sea-salt caramel.
Always provide[s] a thoughtful readingsongs always heartfelt and well-constructed.
Folk meets rockabilly meets lonesome cowboy waltzes Performing Songwriter Magazine
For the past twenty years, Wes Weddell has worked multiple shifts in the engine room of Seattles roots music scene. A diligent tortoise in a sea of oft-distracted hares, the veteran performer keeps his hands in abundant projects as frontman, sideman, writer, teacher, and community-builder.
Always heartfelt and well-constructed (Seattle Weekly), listeners have come to expect Weddells songs to speak for themselves (No Depression). Yet performed livesolo or with his band behind himthe melodic stories deepen further against the backdrop of the multi-instrumentalists relatable presence and quick wit.
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