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Jess Pfohl

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Musician Dave Dreiwitz on JessMessin' Broadcast with Jess Pfohl!


Dave Dreiwitz was born in NY to traditional jazz musician parents, Richard and Barbara Dreiwitz. His father plays trombone and his mother plays tuba. In 1983, at the age of seventeen, Dave joined the Hoboken, New Jersey based psych rock band Tiny Lights, his first professional band out of high school. In 1986, while attending Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, he met fellow schoolmate and drummer Scott Byrne and through a love of similar music, they started the rock band Instant Death in 1991. Instant Death dissolved with the passing of Byrne in 2005.In 1997, Dave joined Ween.Dave also performs in The Marco Benevento Trio, Joe Russo's Almost Dead, The Dean Ween Group and the Led Zeppelin instrumental tribute band, Bustle in Your Hedgerow. He occasionally plays bass with Chris Harford and the Band of Changes, Old Rugged Sauce as well as in his own drum and bass duo, Crescent Moon, which features Dreiwitz on bass and vocals alongside various guest drummers. Crescent Moon drummers have included Claude Coleman of Ween, Tomato from the Sound of Urchin, Eric Slick of Dr. Dog and Joe Russo of Furthur.


27 Sep 2018

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Meet Musician Erik Deutsch on JessMessin' Broadcast with Host Jess Pfohl!


Keyboardist Erik Deutsch makes American music, pure and simple. Over the last two decadesplus, he’s earned a stellar reputation as a bandleader and collaborator, working with artists likeSteven Bernstein, Theo Bleckmann, Rosanne Cash, Nels Cline, Charlie Hunter, ShooterJennings, Norah Jones, Leftover Salmon, Shelby Lynne, and many, many more. At the sametime, he’s made five albums under his own name full of willfully uncategorizable compositionsthat combine jazz, funk, country and rock into a swirling, raucous blend that jumps, struts,croons and shouts. His sixth album as a leader, Falling Flowers, will be releasedSeptember 14 on LoHi Records.


13 Sep 2018

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Guitarist D.J. Williams on JessMessin' Broadcast with host Jess Pfohl!


Guitarist D.J. Williams (Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe) is touring SHOTS FIRED, his notorious Denver dance party, across North America this year and Funk Nation will never be the same.With Shots Fired, Williams has assembled an all-star roster of the nation’s leading funk-rock musicians.This includes members of Dave Matthews Band, Lenny Kravitz, Slightly Stoopid, Trey Anastasio Band, Lyrics Born, Soulive, Greyboy Allstars, and many others, switching the exact lineup around every time so as to ensure that every Shots Fired show is a one-of-a-kind throw-down that you just can’t get from anything other than music made in the moment, for the moment.


6 Sep 2018

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Designer Rachel Mulherin On JessMessin' Broadcast With Host Jess Pfohl!


Rachel Mulherin dreams in geodes! Owner, Designer, and Creative Director (among many other titles) of Rachel Mulherin, the up and coming jewelry brand based in Baltimore, Maryland. A few years back Mulherin took a leap of faith and turned my hobby into my business. RM is known for seasonless statement pieces that are the perfect mix of earthy and glamorous. ?Each and every piece is uniquely beautiful with a bohemian glam vibe. RM specializes in geode statement earrings for weddings, events and everyday life. Accomplishments include NYFW, two Holy Glam branded events, we’ve been featured in ELLE, L’Oficiel, NYLON, Redbook, Seventeen, PeopleStyle, NY mag, a shoot with the cast of Power, etc. Features in Baltimore Sun (2 page spread), Baltimore Mag, Baltimore Bride, Baltimore Style. Celebrities that have used RM are Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys, Shanina Shaik, Keke Palmer, Naturi Naughton, Lela Loren.


30 Aug 2018

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JessMessin' Broadcast With Jess Pfohl! Jess Interviews Musician Eric Bolivar


Eric Bolivar is a musician who has shared his talents with people around the world many times over. This musical journey has seen him perform with a wildly diverse group of artists ranging from rock gods to jazz legends, revolutionary punks to hip hop poets, r&b/ funk royalty to cutting edge electronica artists. Born into a musical family in the San Francisco Bay Area, Eric started playing drums at the age of 4 and immediately showed natural ability. By the time he was a freshman in high school marching band, he was already being asked to teach other high school drum lines. At age 17, he became a member of the 1991 World Champion Santa Clara Vanguard Drum line.  While teaching and/or arranging for drum corps, high school marching bands and concert percussion ensembles, Bolivar would be performing in various groups in San Jose and the rest of the Bay area at night. Eventually, the road called and Eric has been globetrotting ever since. Eric's nearly constant touring, has seen him perform for crowds all over the world.After re-locating to New York City and making a splash in the exploding Williamsburg, Brooklyn scene, Eric got the call to play with New Orleans based, Grammy Award winning singer/ songwriter Anders Osborne. After several flights to New Orleans to play with Anders, Bolivar moved to the Crescent City only to be forced out by Hurricane Katrina. After the flood waters receded, he moved back.  Since re-relocating to the Big Easy, Bolivar's schedule has be insanely busy to say the least. He has kept up an ambitious schedule playing and/or recording with all kinds of different artists. But even with his hectic schedule, Eric still finds the time to cram in recording sessions, the occasional clinic and filming for television appearances between trips to the airport.

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23 Aug 2018

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JessMessin' Broadcast With Jess Pfohl! Interviews Photographer Michael Weintrob


Two decades of navigating the music business and transforming the storytelling of image, photographer Michael Weintrob’s work spans all aspects of industry.Created in the field where he has shot over 5,000 artists in-concert or his Brooklyn studio, Weintrob’s work covers everything from advertising to editorial needs, showcasing the live element of performance and conceptual campaigns of portraiture like his Instrumenthead series which is now over 400 artists strong.Advertising clients like Jakprints, Jam Cruise and the World Games rely on Weintrob to deliver the essence of their story as do editorial clients Downbeat, Relix, Spin, Rolling Stone, Billboard and The New York Times.Weintrob has acted as house photographer for Red Rocks Amphitheater, The Festival Network, the CareFusion Jazz Festival Series, and Bluegrass Underground, and has been the house pick for OZ Nashville’s Brave New Art celebrating its inaugural season.Major exhibitions of work have been hosted in Spain by the US Consulate, in New Orleans during the Jazz and Heritage Festival, and in Charleston for the Spoleto Art Festival as well as within the Newport Jazz Festival.  These exhibitions have financially benefitted multiple charities over the years including the New Orleans Musicians’ Assistance Foundation, the Tipitina’s Foundation, the Music Maker Foundation and the Newport Festivals Foundation with plans to continue giving as long as there are stories to tell.


16 Aug 2018

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JessMessin' Broadcast With Jess Pfohl! Gives Us The Scoop On Upcoming Shows!


JessMessin’ Broadcast is hosted by Jess! Pfohl a visual artist from Baltimore, MD. Jess invites those who have inspired her to recount their tales of becoming professional artists and creators. Through sharing memories and stories, Jess and her guests relive experiences, discuss new projects and foster new ideas…all while making sense of this crazy pop culture world we live in.Tune in weekly for a variety of guests ranging from musicians, designers, artists and entrepreneurs who are actively creating the world around us.


8 Aug 2018