Vision (Single) free on Bandcamp

Hey, did you know there’s an acoustic version of my song “Vision” available to download for free on Bandcamp? It features beautiful orchestration by Alec Spiegelman, and bass and drums by Jeff Picker and John Fatum, just like the rest of the Alameda album. Give a listen: Vision (Single) by Jefferson Hamer

February 2020 Newsletter

This newsletter was originally sent to my mailing list 2/17/20 and looked like this: Here it is in repost: Wait, That’s Not Actually the Pacific Northwest, 02/16/20 Good Day to everybody on the west coast, and Good Evening to my contemporaries on Eastern Time, and Good Night, I suppose, to my friends in the UK …

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Summer 2019 Newsletter and Tour Dates

Hey friends, happy to check in with some news and tour dates. It’s been six months since my solo effort Alameda hit the American bodegas, and with a little help from my friends at BloodyGreatPR we’ve been getting some nice BBC airplay and quips from overseas. Here’s one from esteemed statesperson Mike Davies for “Addressing those …

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Alameda Lyrics

“Alameda” album lyrics All songs written by Jefferson Hamer 1. Alameda I was born and I was raised Where the valley meets the bay All I own I carry around Guadeloupe, San Jose I haven’t had a place since Alameda moved away I’ve got nowhere to go I’ve got nowhere to stay But all along …

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Alameda album liner notes

The songs on the Alameda record range in birthdate from sometime in 2006 (Wolves) to 2017 (Vagabond). Some took minutes to write (Moving Day, see below) while others, like the Busker, took years of tinkering and revising lyrics, recording fails, and suffering through on-stage learning experiences. Many more that I’ve written- or tried to- didn’t make the cut, …

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Alameda album released

My new recording Alameda is up on spotify, bandcamp, cdbaby, and a special sauce 24-bit high resolution master is up on iTunes. This is my first solo record since, a while, and I wrote it, engineered it, mixed it, and even play and sing on it! I could not have made this record without the talent and generosity of Jeff Picker, …

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New Session Americana Album and Tour

Announcing the new Session Americana album Great Shakes, coming out in September. Co-Produced with Jefferson Hamer, the album features 10 original songs. Jefferson will be playing electric guitar with the band throughout 2016 including performances at High Sierra Music Festival, Strawberry Music Festival, Sisters Folk Festival, and the Philadelphia Folk Festival. In October they travel …

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Great Western Rail EP: Available At All UK Tour Dates

<< Announcing NEW EP Release << << Available At Concerts : Tour Dates Below << – jefferson hamer <<   <<   <<   <<   << great western rail – featuring Alec Spiegelman Kristin Andreassen Jefferson Hamer – songs busker carpenter man in love with everyone  great western rail – running time: 22:03 – September …

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