Originally hailing from Brooklyn, New York, Jeff Jolly drew on influences from artists such as Neil Young and Bob Dylan to develop his own songwriting style.
Originally hailing from Brooklyn, New York, Jeff Jolly drew on influences from artists such as Neil Young and Bob Dylan to develop his own songwriting style. He traveled throughout the USA and other countries to play, jam and experience life, writing songs that expressed his life and love for music. He eventually settled in San Francisco Jeff and Desiree articulate the landscape of American rock and pop through a unique duet style leaving the listener enchanted by their soulful interpretations quoted Brian Martin (Manager of James Brown & George Jones).. “They have worked equally well in front of diverse audiences, whether it be funky James Brown crowd or a folksy intimate gathering at the local pub”. The Jollyz has shared the stage with folks like James Brown, Little Feat, David Crosby, Los Lobos, George Thorogood and Brian Setzer to name a few. They have played in pubs & clubs, festivals from 100 to 80,000 people at San Francisco’s 40th anniversary of “The Summer of Love” and “The 40th Anniversary of Woodstock” reunion. After a successful European Tour in 2017, The Jollyz heads into 2018 with a new year full of exciting plans. Their 6th studio CD will be released in the summer (2018). The new CD will be a Roots, Rock and Soul musical mix of original material and a little surprise cover song. The group will be touring USA, England,Scotland, Germany, and France in the summer.