jeff pershing band

jeff pershing Band

The Jeff Pershing Band radiates a playful and positive energy.  The Jeff Pershing Band combines uplifting lyrics with improvisations influenced by rock, funk, blues, Latin jazz,

Afro pop, and reggae.  Even non-dancers feel free to shake themselves of inhibitions when they hear the irresistible grooves of the Jeff Pershing Band. Currently Jeff Pershing is also

teaching music at Butte College, Inspire School of Arts & Sciences, and The Wright Keys Academy of Musical Arts.


Jeff Pershing, singer/songwriter/guitar player, started playing San Francisco clubs at the age of 16. He has honed his skills as a working musician, playing diverse styles. Pershing studied

music at San Francisco State University, Berklee College of Music in Boston, and received a Master's Degree in Music at California State University, Chico.


Jeff has toured the Northwestern U.S., and performed in Mexico, Central America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Pershing has opened for Albert King, Greg Allman, Chris Issak, Creedence Clearwater, Buffalo Springfield, The Ventures, Elvin Bishop,

and many others.


The Jeff Pershing band has received 8 CAMMIE Award nominations and 3 CAMMIE Awards.