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Jeff

Bill          Jeff          Dan          Harry          Brian
Keys, Guitars, Lead Vocal

 
Jeff has performed professionally for over twenty years in venues ranging from the corner coffee house to the Riverside Theater. He has an English degree from UW – Madison and is a 2nd degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do. 

Jeff is a multi-instrumental singer/songwriter raised on the Beatles, Evel Kneivel, Kryptonics and EZ –widers.  He began playing out in cover bands in the mid 1980’s.  Jeff played keys and sang in the pop/dance band “China Blue”. He was a founding member of the popular rock band “Dirty White Boys”.  Does anyone remember T.A.Verns? 

In 1991, Jeff formed and fronted “Naked Truth”, an all original rock band.  An instant hit, NT enjoyed critical applause, a strong following, local airplay, and some crazy gigs. Naked Truth won the WAMI for Best New Artist in 1992.  NT had a strong 4 year run as a Milwaukee based original band, garnering several more WAMI nominations and a near miss on a deal.

Jeff released a solo CD titled “Oblivion Man” in 2001,(produced by Joe Puerta of Ambrosia, Bruce Hornsby) the same year his beautiful daughter Zoe was born.  Jeff toured locally in support of the CD with an all-star Milwaukee cast. Google search for full jsonline review of oblivion man

Childhood Heroes: my Dad, Fran Tarkenton

Favorite Movie: Flushed Away

Guilty pleasure: Meat Loaf (not the food)