Bio authored by Grammy Nominated Songwriter Holly Figueroa O'Rielly The first thing you hear is the voice. Jeremy Serwer has one of those once in a lifetime voices that make grown men cry. Where blue eyed soul meets edgy Americana (Martin Sexton), where blues meets country (Richard Buckner), where roots meets rock (The Jayhawks), Jeremy stands on the shoulders of these greats in homage to offer his version of the truth.
Not to be confused with a songwriter that bursts onto a scene and then just as quickly disappears, Jeremy has been quietly and consistently making records and touring nationally for over 10 years. Never one to stay too long in one place, he dominates local scenes wherever he lands, whether in collaborative efforts (Rich Man's Burden, Acoustic Minds, SeaShell Radio), or solo performances and recording.
CDBaby chose Jeremy's 2010 release "Roads" (produced by Michael Connelly at Empty Sea Studios) as one of their featured recordings. Alex Woodward wrote: “There’s something immediately gripping about Jeremy Serwer’s voice; it’s got just the right amount of gravel to complement his soulful timbre, or the female vocals who accompany him on several tracks...Album highlights include the haunting soul of “Dirty Entity” and the lovely “Bare Witness” which recalls Elliott Smith’s gorgeous melancholy. It’s really compelling, heartfelt music."
Shared the stage with:
Carrie Akre, Erin Corday, Janet Robin, Asobi Seksu, Laura Gibson, Horse Feathers, Anne Weiss, Rob Stroup and Naomi Hooley, Teitur, Pete Krebs, Trampled By Turtles, Jim Page, Ali Ippolito, Sissy Wish, Naim Amor, Lara Michell, Gregory Douglas, Fleetin Trance, Holcombe Waller, Bradford Loomis, Eric Mcfadden, Colin Bradford, Saint John and The Revelations, Jeff Campbell, Brad Brooks.
Jeremy Serwer in bands or solo played The David Foster Wallace Memorial Reading at the University of Arizona(Tucson), Fast Folk(Seattle), The Jeff and Tim Buckley Tribute featuring Tim Buckley Lyricist Larry Becket, The Hotel Congress 100th Birthday Featuring Calexico(Duo), The Meat Puppets, Jimmy Eat World, Howe Gelb in Tucson, Duluth Homegrown Festival(Duluth) and more. He Has played these venues The Triple Door Theatre(Seattle), The High Dive(Seattle) The Nectar(seattle) The Doug Fir(Portland), The Roseland Grill(Portland), Mississippi Studios(Portland), Ringlers Pub in The Crystal Ballroom(Portland)Hotel Utah(San Francisco), The Make-out Room(San Francisco), Room 5(LA), Genghis Cohen(LA) Twigs Green Room(San Diego), The Subterranean(Chicago), 7th street Entry(Minneapolis), Pete's Candy Store(NYC), Mcgonigals Mucky Duck(Houston) Flipnotics(Austin), Hotel Congress(Tucson), Good Morning Arizona(TV Phoenix), Plush(Tucson) Paisley Violin(Phoenix) Neutral Grounds(New Orleans), Spar Cafe(Olympia), The Mcmennamins Circuit in Oregon and many more
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