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Jacob Haller
Attended Tantasqua Regional High School
Lived in Fayetteville, AR
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There's two days left in Will Schaff's fundraiser, which means you have two days to buy (for instance) a deck of these cards for nine bucks. Lots of other amazing stuff for sale too! Details are at https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/hold-down-the-fort-saving-fort-foreclosure .
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Rhode Island artist Will Schaff is raising money to pay off the mortgage on his studio. Thing is, the $250 and $360 levels in particular are really excellent deals -- $360 gets you 12 personally and intricately decorated letters from Will to you; you can see the sorts of things you'd get here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/samsa1973/sets/1247708/
+Karla Z, +Dag Ågren, and +Richard Holmes, I feel like you might could want to check those letters out!

(Let's try this again with the correct link.)
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Here's a little sampler I assembled on YouTube for my podcast, 'Tell Me About Your Song', suitable for sharing and embedding. Enjoy!
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I was sad to hear of Pete Seeger's passing this morning. A few years ago, Natalie Markward, Joe Auger, and I recorded a cover of his 'Waist Deep in the Big Muddy', one of the best-constructed narratives I can think of. My thoughts are with his family; he will be missed.
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A Mitch McConnell ad with the music replaced with '(Whenever I'm Sad, I Do A Web-Search For Pictures Of) Adorable Kittens'. Context here: http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/thu-march-13-2014/-mcconnelling
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So the other week I called up a few people and talked to them about Pete Seeger, then edited the discussions together and posted 'em online. You can hear the result here, if you're interested.
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I sang my song ‘The Ballad of the Oregon Highway Department’ on New Year’s Eve for the Empire Revue, and I had the audience hum along. I think it went really well!

You can see a recording of the event here. If you want to cut to the chase, the actual song starts at 2:51.
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This song kind of kicks into high gear at 02:24 .
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Tech support person by day, musician by night.
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Fayetteville, AR - Montclair, NJ - Providence, RI
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Jacob Haller is a Providence, RI-based musician whose songs (on such diverse topics as love, relationships, substance abuse, robots, and kittens) have been described as fresh, catchy, and quirky. He's been nominated for 'best singer/songwriter' in the Providence Phoenix and Motif Magazine and has been compared to Leon Redbone, Greg Brown, Paul Geremia, Randy Newman, and They Might Be Giants.

He currently performs solo and with a backing band, the Running Commentary (jazz guitarist Natalie Markward and drummer Joe Auger). He is also a member of two other bands, the Killdevils (a folk/blues/americana band with Chris Monti) and the Double Decker Dance Band (an afro-beat/dance band).

In October of 2009 he released my first CD, 'Mistaken Identity'. It can be downloaded from iTunes or purchased through CD Baby. For additional Information see http://music.jwgh.org/cd.html .
Education
  • Tantasqua Regional High School
    1986 - 1990
  • Brown University
    Mathematics, 1990 - 2000
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Jake Haller, jwgh, Jacob Wolf Gibney Haller, Jacob W. Haller