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Jesse Loren Strickman

San Francisco Bay Area singer-songwriter Jesse Loren Strickman is known for potent lyrics and powerful, acoustic-based music. Emotionally charged vocals sail over jaunty chords in songs about heartache, healing and peace. Insightful themes recur throughout Strickman’s music. Personal stories of intimacy and heartbreak color a lot of his repertoire. He also writes of depression, highlighting darker chapters of his past to offer a bridge to those who are currently struggling. “In our deepest pain we grow the most and in darkness light is most potent. I make music to guide people back to the light because that’s what music has always done for me.” With a passion for the craft of songwriting, Strickman studies from famous and award-winning songwriters annually at the Rocky Mountain Song School in Colorado. He also attends ongoing sessions with Songwriters-Hall-of-Fame multi-nominee Steve Seskin. Annually touring the Pacific West Coast as the frontman of indie folk bands, Strickman has

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