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Jafar David Thorne

Jafar David Thorne

Folk / Singer/Songwriter / Alternative Berkeley, CA  US
One Soul (from Dark Matter)
Nothing Makes You Feel (from Dark Matter)
Raise Your Voice (from Dark Matter)
Soul Afire (from Dark Matter)
What Do You Mean (from Dark Matter)


  • Dark Matter
    Dark Matter Released on May 16, 2012
  • The Zoe Sessions
    The Zoe Sessions Released on Oct 16, 2010


  • 2012

    Dec 27

    Oakland, CA, US | 8:30pm

    I will be playing a 40 minute set starting around 9pm, followed by Mad Noise and the DetachDolls. This show is part of the Ex'pression Night series at the Uptown.

  • 2012

    Nov 11

    Alliance, OH, US | 6:00pm

    I've been invited to be a featured artist by ArtistFirst World Radio. Just tune in to http://www.artistfirst.com/ at 6pm for an interview and to hear some cuts from my new album, Dark Matter.

  • 2012

    Oct 27

    Sonoma, CA, US | 6:30pm

    Jafar Thorne will be performing live from 7p-9p...

  • 2012

    Oct 13

    San Francisco, CA, US | 8:00pm

    “Songwriter Saturdays” and bring live music to the EXIT Theater's Cafe Stage. We feature two songwriters almost every Saturday night! www.songwritersaturdays.com We are happy to have Jeff Desira as our Guest Host for this week! "Songwriter Saturdays" is thrilled to enjoy the music Robin Yukiko & Jafar Thorne for our October 13th Show. We are excited to share their music with you. ***Saturday October 13th 8:30 -10:30 p.m. at the EXIT Theater*** The Show: www.songwritersaturdays.com The Theater: www.theexit.org

  • 2012

    Sep 16

    Oakland, CA, US | 7:00pm

    Join us in the East Bay for some Songwriter Rock! 7:00 Jafar Thorne gets the groove started www.jafarthorne.com 8:00 Melissa Lyn releases her debut EP to the EB with a full band! www.melissa-lyn.com 9:00 Obstacle Course acoustically rocks us with his full band. www.obstaclecoursemusic.com Disco Volante 347 14th St. Oakland


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  • Laura Taylor Whitfield (Artist)
    Laura Taylor Whitfield
    BAck for more from dark matter! Count me as a FAN Jafar! Laura
  • Laura Taylor Whitfield (Artist)
    Laura Taylor Whitfield
    raise YOUR Voice, Jafar, is just so giving caring & Brilliant! just the top song of my year! Thank You! Laura (almost Laura)
  • Laura Taylor Whitfield (Artist)
    Laura Taylor Whitfield
    heartfelt intelligent message in your musico JDT! it's all so good in all departments! you are soul afire!! you are LOVE! LTW
  • Chapa (Artist)
    Excellent Job Jafar. Great tunes man.
  • Swamp Music Players (Artist)
    Swamp Music Players
    Congrats I read on Reverb you were accepted for an interview by "FolkMusicBrazil.com"
  • Dusty D. Diamond (Artist)
    Dusty D. Diamond
    Hi Jafar, you sound great!! I think I may have met you through my friend Lexi a while back. Hope to catch a show soon. -DDD



Sounds Like: Radiohead, Bright Eyes, Ryan Adams, Cat Stevens, The Decemberists

Label: Indie

Manager: Self

Bio: Jafar Thorne has been singing since before he could talk...as a small child growing up in the foothills of the central Sierra Nevada, his earliest memories include making up songs and singing "guitar" solos to the car radio. His grandfather David Thorne was a vaudevillian child star in the earlie...See Full Bio

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