The Morrison Brothers Band
Jenny Leigh, Paul Pfau
815 V St. NW
Washington, DC, 20001
The Morrison Brothers Band
Founded in 2007 by brothers Truman and Willie Morrison, the California-based outfit began composing the groundwork for their debut album by performing regularly in the LA area. After relocating to their hometown of Washington DC in 2008, the Morrison Brothers assembled a new lineup with brothers Matt and Kevin Nolan and released their first album “Midnight in Virginia.” In the summer of 2011 the band independently released their second album, “Shotgun Silhouette”. Several cuts from the record are still experiencing regular airtime on radio stations such as 98.7 WMZQ across the country.
Despite the relative youth of the group’s members, the band has played 75-100 shows each of the past few years. They have headlined countless prestigious venues across America and shared the stage at festivals with the likes of Alan Jackson, Keith Urban, Alison Krauss and Tim McGraw. Adding Nashville Star’s Alyson Gilbert on vocals and Maryland multi-instrumentalist Dave Benson to the fold in 2012, the group’s live shows and songwriting are more dynamic than ever. The band is now performing regularly in the Southern and Eastern United States to promote its third recorded offering, “State of the Union,” which can be heard in over a hundred different markets across the country.
Jenny Leigh's sound is an electric combination of the singer's city girl lifestyle and country girl background and her songs are fused with hints of soul and pop. Inspired by relationships, ups and downs, and lessons learned along the way, her original heart-felt lyrics paired with her unforgettable voice ring clear and true.
After releasing her self-titled EP in 2009, her song "Set Me Free" fell into regular rotation almost instantly on Washington DC's WMZQ 98.7 and Baltimore's WPOC 93.1 radio. She has been a featured Artist on WPOC 93.1 and a regular on their Charm City Country show.
In recent years, she has shared the stage with national country acts, including: Randy Houser, Lo Cash Cowboys, The Eli Young Band, Josh Gracin, Hootie & the Blowfish, Gloriana, and Dierks Bentley and has worked with John Rich on CW’s singing competition show, “The Next” in which she was a finalist.
Jenny’s music video for her single "Crossroads" currently has over 130,000 views on YouTube and captures the fiery heart and soul of this liberating song. This song along with "Break Free", which was co-written with Mark Bryan of Hootie in the Blowfish, are a couple of the tracks that make up her EP, “Falling Forward” which is in regular rotation on local radio.
Not only has she been making a splash in the country world, spending a lot of time in Nashville working on a new release but has caught attention across other genres of music. She recently recorded vocals for the making of Under Armour’s commercial “Cam’s Night Out” with DJ Araabmuzik and has been tracking vocals for pop, hip hop, and country songwriters from Baltimore to Nashville.
Artistically, Jenny draws inspiration from a wide variety of female performers: Carrie Underwood and Martina McBride vocally, Miranda Lambert and Taylor Swift lyrically, Sheryl Crow and Grace Potter musically. You’ll find that her sound takes country music to a whole new level with a delicious edge!
As a musician, Jenny's goal is simple: to move people through music. "There's no feeling that compares to hearing a song, letting it in, letting go, and dancing with no reservations!" says Jenny. "That's a gift that I want to give music lovers everywhere.
Paul Pfau (like "wow") is a soulful singer-songwriter and guitar player from the Baltimore-Washington Metro Area.
With hands like Hendrix and a voice that croon's with Sinatra's charm, Paul brings an authentic sound to the modern era. His unique approach to music combines blues & New Orleans funk rhythms, with classic & contemporary sounding pop melodies. Since graduating from Shepherd University with an Economics degree in 2010, Paul has averaged over 150 gigs a year. By 2011 he was nominated Best New Artist by the Washington Area Music Association, opened for The Lumineers, and had the distinct pleasure of jamming with the Beach Boys. In 2012 he began recording his debut full length album "Happy To Be" on which he worked with award-winning mixing engineer Jeff Juliano, who was responsible for the debut records of John Mayer, Jason Mraz, and Dave Matthews Band. This year, Paul and his band will travel the east coast on the release of "Happy To Be" (now available on iTunes) and is opening for blues legends Sonny Landreth & Maceo Parker.
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