Jeff Klein

Jeff Klein

Infobox musical artist
Name = Jeff Klein


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Background = solo_singer
Birth_name = Jeffrey Lawrence Klein
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Born = birth date and age|1976|11|05
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Origin = New York, U.S.
Instrument = Vocals, guitar, piano
Genre = Indie Rock
Occupation = Singer, songwriter, musician
Years_active = 2000–present
Label = One Little Indian Records
Associated_acts = Gutter Twins
URL = [http://www.jeffkleinmusic.com/ www.jeffkleinmusic.com]
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Jeff Klein is a singer/songwriter from Newburgh, New York, who plays keyboards and guitar. He has released three critically acclaimed albums.

Biography

At the age of 18 Klein moved to Boston, where he attended the Berklee College of Music. In 1999, he moved to Austin, Texas and released his first album, "You'll Never Get to Heaven If You Break My Heart". Signing to influential records label One Little Indian, Klein released two more albums, "Everyone Loves a Winner" - which featured Patty Griffin and Jon Dee Graham - in 2002, and "The Hustler" in 2005. [ [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:0pfpxq80ldke~T1 Jeff Klein biography] Allmusic.com]

He has also worked with Ani DiFranco and The Twilight Singers [ [http://www.cduniverse.com/search/xx/music/artist/Klein,%20Jeff/a/Jeff%20Klein.htm Jeff Klein discography] CDUniverse] , and as of 2008 is touring with The Gutter Twins as keyboardist. [ [http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/article/feature/49608-interview-the-gutter-twins Gutter Twins interview] Pitchfork Media, 8 April 2008] He has been described as "Tom Waits snagged on a barbedwire fence." ["Uncut" magazine, March 2003] and as having a "smoky voice (with a) bruised world-weariness". [ [http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/reviews/album-jeff-klein-473045.html "The Hustler" review] The Independent, 7 March 2006]

Discography

Albums

*"You'll Never Get to Heaven If You Break My Heart" (India, 2000)
*"Everyone Loves A Winner" (One Little Indian, 2002)
*"The Hustler" (One Little Indian, 2005)

ingles

*"Another Breakdown" (One Little Indian, 2003)

References


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