Jeff Karoub has been gaining acclaim performing his original songs across his home state of Michigan and the Great Lakes region. The Detroit journalist, whose father played for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Motown Records, credits genetics and general curiosity for an open musical mind. The singer, guitarist, fiddler and mandolinist likes to tell stories through music, evident in songs on his debut CD, such as 'Made by Motown' and 'Fall Comes Early,' and his follow-up collections, 'Find a Shore' and 'Northern Cranes.' He has taken his rhythm-and-roots acoustic sound to many stages, and has been featured on radio and TV stations in Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, New York and Ontario. He's also founder of Coming Home to Music, a Knight Foundation-funded project to create a series of house concerts rotating through Detroit homes.