Jeffrey Martin (USA)

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Jeffrey Martin (USA)

Jeffrey Martin is a singer, guitarist and songwriter who lives in Portland, Oregon. He used to teach English in a high school, but has been at the music full time since 2009. Jeffrey Martin’s most recent two albums, Dogs In The Daylight (2014) and One Go Around (2017), have drawn attention to his talents. The music is restrained, the songs sparsely arranged with acoustic guitar, violin, pedal steel and double bass. The words and the stories are the crux, and Jeffrey Martin’s lyrical universe has been compared to writers like Raymond Carver and Annie Proulx. Reviewers write of Jeffrey Martin’s songs that they offer an elegant and poetical description of life’s darker side, a take on “small town sadness”. His voice is vulnerable and intense, and several critics have called Jeffrey Martin ‘the songwriter’s songwriter.’ While USA and Canada make big demands on his tour plans, Jeffrey Martin tours Europe in the autumn of 2019. His only Danish festival concert in 2020.