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The Jefferson

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œSydney's The Jefferson deal in upbeat commercial pop/rock which, if they were American, would probably have seem them playing stadiums by now.- Heather Fuhrer, DRUM Media Magazine. The Jefferson are a four piece melodic pop/rock band based in Sydney, Australia and while Jared King (bass), Andy Horvarth (drums) and Andrew Turner (guitar) are the grit and guts that drive the resonance and unison, it's the unique calibre and honesty of singer/songwriter Geoff Rana's voice that makes them truly stand out. The band recorded their debut album, œSafe Return to Earth, with Award-winning producer Craig Porteils, who has numerous international credits and awards working with artists such as Guns n' Roses, Fleetwood Mac, Rod Stewart and Billy Idol. "'Many up and comers do the local live rounds but it is a rarity to get picked up by a successful producer who helps them on their way like Sydney 4 piece The Jefferson have.- Tara Clifford, DRUM Media Magazine. The dynamic between Craig and The Jefferson produced a stand out first album from an independent band. œA collection of pleasing mid tempo songs carried by the impressive calibre of Geoff Ranas vocals. ' Tara Clifford, DRUM Media Magazine Songs from their debut album œSafe Return To Earth, including œRunning, œSuperstar, œDays Are Falling and œTell Me Your Name, receiving regular airplay nationally in New Zealand and on Australian Internet radio station RADAR Radio. Notably, œDays Are Falling, reached the Top 10 in the category of Pop for the Music Oz Awards 2010, Australia's premier music awards for Independent Artists. Several television song placements for The Jefferson over the past year includes the song œMayday appearing on œThe Young and The Restless - CBS - 5 million average viewers per day in the U.S.A alone, and MTV's œThe Real Worldœ. The single œRunning will feature on the hit Canadian television series œDegrassi High ' The Next Generation, airing March 2011 broadcasting to 140 countries. Success in the internet world too, generating compelling interest from music websites, in particular œOurStage.com where ' Running' came in 8th in the Best of POP charts 2010. Late 2010, The Jefferson took their rock-solid live show to the other side of the world, playing a 5-week tour in the U.S.A which included performances at The Next Big Nashville festival, The Key Club in LA and The House of Blues in Vegas. It's been said before that The Jefferson œare slicker than the average local outfit. - Scott Fitzsimons, DRUM Media Magazine. After returning to Australia, the band compiled all their tour footage into a short but insightful movie, œTHE JEFFERSON U.S.A Tour Video http://www.youtube.com/thejeffersonmusic There is nothing but contagious excitement amongst the band at this point in time as they are going back to the U.S.A this March after having been invited to showcase at the 2011 South By Southwest festival. Before they leave however, the band will be releasing a brand new single, œNo Surprise. The song marks a new era and level of achievement for The Jefferson, revealing an even bigger and anthemic sound which may potentially lead them to the theatres and stadiums that songs like theirs crave.
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œSydney's The Jefferson deal in upbeat commercial pop/rock which, if they were American, would probably have seem them playing stadiums by now.- Heather Fuhrer, DRUM Media Magazine. The Jefferson are a four piece melodic pop/rock band based in Sydney, Australia and while Jared King (bass), Andy Horvarth (drums) and Andrew Turner (guitar) are the grit and guts that drive the resonance and unison, it's the unique calibre and... Read More →



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