Joe Jaber

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Joe Jaber
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Background Information

Hometown

Detroit

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Bandleader

Born

1974

Years Active

2008 - Present

Instruments

Guitar, Voice

Genre

Americana, Blues, Folk, Rock

Website

joejaberandthelastdivide.com

Associated Acts

Joe Jaber & The Last Divide

About

Joe Jaber is a singer, songwriter, guitarist and leader of Joe Jaber & The Last Divide.

In high school, Joe and his best friend, Marcus Heath, simultaneously picked up their first guitars and were turned on to classic rock. “We were like, ‘Wow! What’s this?’” Joe recalls. “We were blown away. The funny thing is, we didn’t know what the heck we were doing but for some reason we were the perfect people to play together. We didn’t know we could play anything that sounded good, then when we did we would almost giggle with joy like little schoolgirls.”


After almost two decades of basement jamming and casual composing, Joe decided to get serious. In 2008 he purchased an expensive Taylor acoustic guitar. All of a sudden he wrote 40 songs, out of nowhere. Inspired, he and Heath placed ads for a drummer and bass guitarist to round out their performing unit. On the recommendation of his vocal coach, Joe arranged to meet Detroit producer Mike Welchans who was so impressed with Joe’s songs and musical direction he found Joe a top-notch drummer, Dan Lago and also joined the band to add backing vocals, percussion and keyboards. Ultimately, Joe Jaber & The Last Divide was assembled: Heath on lead guitar, Randy Swickler on bass, Lago on drums, Welchans, and Joe as songwriter, lead singer and emotional catalyst.


Discography

CD's/Digital downloads:


External Links

Website
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Musicpage
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