Jeff Livingstone is multi-talented musician and songwriter. Inspired by the sounds of americana, folk, rock , and country, Jeff writes songs that are honest, relatable and timeless. Jeff has a natural sense of expression for music through many instruments but is often recognized for his talent as a soulful guitarist, a passionate singer with a pure voice, and a dedicated collaborator with a strong sense of musicianship.
Jeff’s musical styles range from country, folk-rock & Americana all the way to blues & rock and roll. Using recording as a writing tool, Jeff has been recording his own demos since the age of 15. He is notorious for playing every instrument on all of his albums including drums & percussion, bass, guitar, piano & keyboards, mandolin, and voice & harmony. Jeff's love for Bob Dylan, John Prine, Jason Isbell and many more are recognizable in his music and continue to inspire his songwriting. As a guitarist, influences such as Eric Clapton, Peter Green, and Jerry Garcia are certainly present.
With a strong musical foundation, an extensive vocabulary in music theory, and remarkable life experiences, Jeff's songs are poetically brought to life through a process of melodic trial and error. Jeff performs his original songs regularly around the Orange County and Los Angeles area. With every opportunity, it is Jeff’s intention to share catchy, timeless music that would inspire forthcoming generations, much like the legendary artists who preceded him.
Sunlit Souls (folk rock/country) - Lead guitar, mandolin, and backup vocals. Eric Roebuck (blues/rock) - Lead guitar, bass, and backup vocals. Badger Hound (country) -Lead guitar and backup vocals. Victoria Bailey (country) - Lead guitar, mandolin, bass and backup vocals. Earth Tone (Indy/Surf-rock) - Lead guitar and backup vocals. Cadre Scott (soft rock/soul) - Lead guitar, backup vocals. Travesura (rock) - Lead guitar, mandolin, and backup vocals.
Associates Degree in Music Performance - Jazz Guitar - Cypress College - 2015 Business Degree in Entertainment & Hospitality Management - California State University, Fullerton - 2019 California Real Estate License - 2021