Jim Diesel Pepe

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Rock - General | New Orleans (& Miami Beach, FL), Louisiana, United States
Total Song Plays: 2,549   
Member Since: 2006
   Last Login: 12/14/2018

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Jim Diesel Pepe, former Reagan Youth lead singer, fronts Kornerstone in their residency gig at Krazy Korner on New Orleans' world famous Bourbon Street. He is co-creator, music director & frontman of All Tomorrow's Parties: A Lou Reed Retrospective, debuting June 2016 at Bardot in Miami.

Jim fronted Reagan Youth during 2011-12, including their 16 show West Coast tour & concurrently recorded a slate of new original material with 2x Grammy winner Mark Bryan of Hootie & The Blowfish as well as Symphony X bassist Mike LePond & drummer Johnny Dee of DORO.

Previously, Jim released original EP Jim Pepe & Red Planet and LP From Soul To Crown, earning 3 stars from AllMusic.com & toured the Northeast, opening for Dave Davies (Kinks), Levon Helm & Bobby Bandiera.

A son of late sportswriter Phil Pepe, Jim is from NJ, earned Bachelors & Masters degrees from U. of South Carolina where he played football & is an ex-William Morris talent agent & entertainment marketing/communications executive.

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AdeleSbaratta8535257 posted over 30 days ago to Jim Diesel Pepe

Loved Jim's velvet voice. His lyrics are fantastic!
Insightful... So much talent...emotional awareness...he is unique!!!...a true poet!


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