Jordan Zevon

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Jordan Zevon
Genres Rock, Acoustic
Occupation(s) Musician, Vocalist, Songwriter
Instruments Vocals, Guitar
Labels New West Records
Associated acts Warren Zevon
Website http://www.JordanZevon.com

Jordan Zevon (born August 7, 1969) is an American singer, musician and songwriter. He is the son of rock musician Warren Zevon. Following his father's death in 2003, Jordan, his half-sister, Ariel, and longtime Zevon collaborator Jorge Calderón accepted Warren's two posthumous Grammy Awards for Best Rock Vocal Performance and Best Contemporary Folk Album. His father's death from mesothelioma moved Jordan to work for the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization as an advocate for a those harmed by exposure to asbestos.[1][2]

He appeared on the 2004 tribute album to his father titled Enjoy Every Sandwich: Songs of Warren Zevon singing the previously unreleased song "Studebaker." In 2005 he appeared on another tribute album called Hurry Home Early: the Songs of Warren Zevon, issued by Wampus Multimedia, where he sang another unreleased song called "Warm Rain" with Simone Stevens. He has also produced several films including the motion picture $pent (2000).

In 2005 he released his self-titled debut EP through his production company Mixed Headache. His first full length album, Insides Out, was released through Texas-based New West Records on April 15, 2008.

On June 7 he appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman and again on April 18, 2008.

In 2008, he won the Overall Grand Prize of the prestigious 14th Annual USA Songwriting Competition with his song "Home."

He is currently working on a new album entitled Imperfect, which he has described to be "darker and more rock than power pop" compared to his previous work, and has stated that it will feature the tracks “May or May Not,” “Not Like Me,” "Merry Go Wrong,” “Wrecking Ball,” “The Epic Fail” and “Stick With Me.” On August 4, 2011 he released a demo take of the song "Wrecking Ball" on his personal website.

Jordan Zevon (EP) track listing[edit]

  1. "The Joke's On Me"
  2. "This Girl"
  3. "Insides Out"
  4. "Tomorrow"
  5. "Too Late To Be Saved"

Insides Out track listing[edit]

  1. "The Joke's On Me"
  2. "This Girl"
  3. "Home"
  4. "Just Do That"
  5. "Camila Rhodes"
  6. "Insides Out"
  7. "American Standard"
  8. "Studebaker"
  9. "Payday"
  10. "Too Late To Be Saved"

Honors[edit]

  • Overall Grand Prize -U.S.A. Songwriting Competition – “Home” 2008
  • Best Pop Song - U.S.A. Songwriting Competition - “Home” 2008
  • Best Pop Song - U.S.A. Songwriting Competition – “Jokes On Me” 2006
  • 3rd Prize Overall - U.S.A. Songwriting Competition – “Insides Out” 2006

References[edit]

  1. ^ ADAO Asbestos Conference Speaker: Jordan Zevon http://www.weitzlux.com/asbestosconference/adaojordanzevon_1923651.html
  2. ^ 2011 Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), Jordan Zevon http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcV615jIA9E

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