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JESSIE THORESON

Pacific Northwest Musician/ Songwriter

When not tracking foxes or picking huckleberries, Jessie enjoys drawing in the margins

of her notebook and playing music.

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NEW SINGLE!

Available to download

Available to stream on Spotify.

 
Upcoming 
Shows
August 23rd // 6:30-8:00
Sofar Sounds Show 
Tickets
August 27th // 7:30pm
Tractor Tavern
$10 // 21+
5213 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107
Tickets
August 30th // 6:30-8:00
San Juan Summer Arts Fest
150 Nichols Street, Brickworks Plaza, Friday Harbor, Wa 98250
More Information -> Here

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A STORY

How I Happened Upon a Song

I was hiking in the mountains with a group of good friends. A contemplative lull had fallen upon the group and the conversation had petered out. After a couple minutes of walking silently, I realized that two lyrical sentences were running through my head over and over again. Before I knew it, whole paragraphs were streaming out of my brain into a song. It felt like I had accidentally happened upon a gust of inspiration that was threatening to move along if I did not hold on to it. I dropped my pack and frantically tried to capture the words in pen. In a matter of minutes the song was complete. I have not touched or edited those words since this moment of inspiration. Yet it was not until many times playing it upon returning to civilization that I realized the depth of what that song represented to me.

 

This is why I write music. It lets my life have a dimension of chaos that is beyond my comprehension. It lets me access a side of my subconscious that, through diligence and creative effort, I can release into the world as music.

 

I write music because I am captivated by the process of inspiration.

I perform music because I love watching people feel my words in their heart.

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CONTACT

Want to learn more about Jessie Thoreson or inquire about booking? Don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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