Jeff Pevar- Musical Director/Band Leader - Electric Guitars, Lap Steel & Mandolin and Vocals.
Jeff is a guitarist, composer, multi-instrumentalist, producer, arranger and vocalist who was recently inducted into the NY Blues Hall Of Fame. Jeff has recorded and performed with some of music’s finest - Ray Charles, James Taylor, Bette Midler, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Joe Cocker, Kenny Loggins, Jimmy Webb, Carly Simon, David Foster, Marc Cohn, Rickie Lee Jones, Alan Parsons, Jefferson Starship and many others. Jeff has toured throughout the globe and appeared many times on shows such as the Tonight Show, The Today Show, The Conan O’Brien Show, The David Letterman Show, Good Morning America and others.
Jeff performed numerous times at the prestigious Montreux Jazz Festival, the Newport Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival, The Royal Festival Hall, Carnegie Hall (with David Crosby and Graham Nash), as well as performed for the 30th and 40th anniversaries of Woodstock with David Crosby (CPR) and Jefferson Starship at the original site of Bethel Woods.
Jeff recorded his highly acclaimed debut solo CD "From The Core" inside the caves of Oregon Caves National Monument in 2012, which includes guest vocalist from YES, Jon Anderson. Jeff also recently released a CD that features his electric guitar stylings for the acclaimed jam-band, Jazz Is Dead, called “Grateful Jazz”. Jeff previously toured with Grateful Dead’s bassist Phil Lesh, and the CD celebrates the music of the Dead in a high energy, instrumental jazz-rock fashion also featuring other well-renowned musicians.
Jeff and his fiancee, Inger Nova Jorgensen have been performing original music in the Rogue Valley for years while also producing their monthly “Canyon Concerts” series “Live at The Stone House”. The two also perform in Inger’s “funk/R & B, Rock” band “LOVEBITE” and the band “ZEPDRIX” which performs the iconic music of Led Zeppelin & Jimi Hendrix, winning “Concert Of The Year” in the Ashland readers poll in 2015. Jeff will also be playing guitar for the 2016 season of the Oregon Shakespeare Festivals production of “THE WIZ”.
More info is at www.pevar.com