Corey R-J
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Corey R-J

New York City, New York, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2014

New York City, New York, United States
Established on Jan, 2014
Solo Rock Indie

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"The WAE: Wilmington-area Arts & Entertainment"

Folky, low key indie rock from this performer. Based in Boston, Corey R-J is backed by a handful of players, taking his solo material to loftier heights. Songs are peppered with soft female vocals via Kara Miller and additional guitar elements to craft something with a sound that’s akin to daylight dreaming. - Brian Tucker


"Phoenix News Times"

"Corey Ross-Jenkinson, a singer-songwriter from the Bay State who shortens his last name to "R-J" for the stage, with compatriot Kara Lia on backing him up on keys. Ross-Jenkinson leans on the technical side of the singer-songwriter aesthetic, looping and sampling his own percussive playing on the fly.
There's strong songwriting here, especially on a song like "Constant Motion," launching into a slick halftime shift halfway through as he tosses clean fretwork over top of it." - K.C. Libman


"The 5 Center Cigar at The University of Rhode Island"

"Corey R-J & The Colony…" "The trio, whose stop at 193 was the second show of a 35 show spring tour, played nine songs. The group’s indie-pop/folk-rock sound recalled groups like Fanfarlo, Straylight Run and Milo Greene. Their set featured several songs from a record they are in the process of recording and many songs featured R-J alternating between acoustic and electric guitar mid song. It was an intriguing set and was full of good songs that resonated with the audience." - Ryan Gibbs


Discography

"Time and Travels"
Released 7.16.13

01. Get Me By
02. Drifter
03. Days Away
04. Everyday
05. Constant Motion
06. Ask For Love


"& The Acoustics"
Released 3.1.12

01. Get Me By
02. Days Away
03. Here I Am.

"Here I Am."
Released 2.14.10

01. With a Sense
02. I Gave My Best
03. Its too Far, From That I Know
04. Here I Am.

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Bio

Corey R-J is a musician, producer, and singer/songwriter, Rhode Island born and raised now living in the Tri-State area. For the last 10 years, Corey has been writing, recording, and performing with various projects across the U.S. but in 2010 began as a solo musician. Combining styles of rock, pop, and jazz influenced by artists such as The Early November, Minus The Bear, and The Rocket Summer he writes, records, and self-produces all his own original material.

Corey's first electric EP, "Here I Am." released in February 2010 and was followed by acoustic rendition EP, "& the Acoustics" in March 2012 supported by an acoustic tour throughout the Northeast. In July 2013, he released his debut EP, "Time and Travels" mastered by recording engineer Roger Seibel (Death Cab for Cutie, Andrew Bird, A Great Big Pile of Leaves and Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin). In support of the album, "the Colony", Corey's electric band toured the east coast and mid-west U.S.

Fresh off a 37 city U.S. tour accompanied by writer/musician Kara Lia, Corey is currently raising funds via Indiegogo (bit.ly/iggthelongwayhome)to release his first full length record, "The Long Way Home" expected for release this Fall/Winter 2014. In promotion of the campaign and record Corey will begin a solo East Coast tour this August - September. 

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