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Jake Kussmaul

I come from a family who is passionate about all things music. I learned to sing at an early age, and by 13, had my very own Fender Strat guitar. I tried my hardest at learning all that I could. Because I was born with cerebral palsy, I had to teach myself an adaptive playing style. I learned to write and record my own music, despite these difficulties. In college, I started making great use of my writing abilities by reviewing music, as well as copy editing. I guess it's best to stick with what you know, while welcoming a fair challenge at the same time.

The Motet comes to Jersey City on May 23 – Interview with Ryan Jalbert

Since 1998, Colorado’s The Motet has maintained their signature foundation of 70s-inspired jazz grooves with accents of punchy funk. The Denver-based septet strove through numerous incarnations, finding stability in 2016 by welcoming vocalist Lyle Divinsky and sax player Drew Sayers into the fold. This expansion proved noteworthy, as it was …

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Interview: Rilan

Rilan Roppolo is a Los Angeles-based singer, dancer, and actor best known for his tenure on season 6 of Glee. Having initially grown in the New Orleans theater scene as early as six years old, Roppolo would eventually take on an eclectic musical identity all his own. He debuted in …

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