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McCabe’s Guitar Shop 5/19/18

I’ll be at McCabe’s, 3101 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica CA 90405 on Saturday, May 19 at 8 PM, doing a double bill with the formidable Rick Shea. My band for this one is Greg Boaz on bass, Steve Mugalian on drums, Claire Holley on background vocals and Sarah Kramer on trumpet. We will play a […]

JT at Cinema Bar 4/25/18

I’m at The Cinema on Wednesday, April 25: 3967 Sepulveda, Culver City 90230, 9:00 PM til 11 (or later), 2 sets, no cover. With these brilliant musicians: Gregory Boaz on bass, Butch Norton on drums, Sarah Kramer on trumpet, Claire Holley on background vocals and banjo. This place is great, a little neighborhood bar with […]

The Sun Never Went Down is out!

The Sun Never Went Down is out! You can download the full album, buy the CD, or buy individual tracks at CD Baby http://store.cdbaby.com/cd/jeffturmes2 or: send $18 to PO Box 66771 Los Angeles CA 90066. I’ll sign your copy if you like. The songs on The Sun Never Went Down were nearly all written on […]

The Sun Never Went Down is officially released!

The Sun Never Went Down is out! You can download the full album, buy the CD, or buy individual tracks at CD Baby http://store.cdbaby.com/cd/jeffturmes2 or send $18 to PO Box 66771 Los Angeles CA 90066. I’ll sign your copy if you like. The songs on The Sun Never Went Down were nearly all written on […]

The Cardinal

I recently got to produce Julie Christensen’s new CD, The Cardinal. We tracked at Sound Shelter in Franklin, TN, with an amazing band of (mostly) East Nashville players, engineer Joe Costa, and a a bunch of great songs. More on this later, and more info on the release of The Cardinal, a thrilling and beautiful […]

Lyrics to Songs from “Five Horses, Four Riders” (2009)

Something Must Of Happened struck by lightning, trailed by hounds, hit by shrapnel, raised by clowns just a little bit askew something must of happened to you shake it loose or make it crack. he ain’t ever coming back everybody knows it too something must of happened to you what exactly does it take bend […]

Lanois at the Cinema

I played the Cinema in Culver City last Tuesday, May 13. Not much of a crowd, but Daniel Lanois was at the bar. He had shown up with singer Tawny Ellis and Danielle Hardy from McCabe’s. We talked between sets. I saw his band Black Dub on the festival circuit a couple of years ago, […]

The new record, slowly but magnificently.

It’s going slow, mainly due to a shortage of funds, but God will it be good when it’s done. I have 13 tracks I’m mixing now at Pie And Tart Studio with the trusty Peter Malick. Look for a summer release. Song titles include “Sugar”, “Bottom Of My Heart”, and “I Don’t Have A Fucking […]

JT performs at Library Girl March 9

I’m part of Susan Hayden’s event on Suday, March 9 at 7:00 PM. I’ll be doing 3 songs acoustic, and I think it’ll be a ton of fun. Featuring monologist Paul Linke, poet Andrew Allport, novelist/short fiction writer/essayist Sariah Dorbin, poet Rebecca Gonzales, novelist/short fiction writer Mariana Dietl and new work by playwright Sharon Yablon, […]

Time To Make Another Record

I went into the studio last year and recorded some tracks with Steve Mugalian on drums and Paul Eckman on bass. They sound very good. And then I got sidetracked. But it’s time to go back to work. I have enough new songs for 2 or 3 new records — no kidding! — so I’m […]

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