Jeff Cochell is an award winning singer-songwriter and fingerstyle Guitarist from Portland, OR. He was first influenced growing up listening to the songwriting of Bob Dylan and the guitar playing of Jimmy Page. Jeff then immersed himself in Fingerstyle guitar after hearing players such as John Fahey, Christopher Parkening, Mississippi John Hurt, Leo Kottke, Jorma Kaukonen, and Lindsey Buckingham. He began writing songs about his own personal experiences and recently completed his debut album "Between The Lines" containing ten original songs.
In addition to being a songwriter, Jeff is also an accomplished solo fingerstyle guitarist and performs solo guitar for wineries, weddings, holiday parties and private events.
Jeff studied Fingerstyle guitar under Grammy-award winner Mark Hanson of Accent on Music. http://www.accentonmusic.com. His styles range from Classical, Jazz, Folk, New Age, Original instrumentals, Delta & Country Blues, Ragtime and Bluegrass to Contemporary Pop. Jeff also performs Christmas music for holiday and seasonal events.
Make sure to listen to Jeff's original instrumental piece "Somewhere". It is available below as a free download.