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Jarrod Gorbel To Release New Album “Devil’s Made a New Friend” On August 31; Each Song With Live Video

May 24, 2010 by  
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Jarrod Gorbel (formerly of The Honorary Title) will release his solo album Devil’s Made a New Friendon  August 31.  The album features many collaborations and a band made up of members of Rilo Kiley, Black Crowes, Mystic Valley Band, and Azure Ray.

Each song on the new album is accompanied by a live video shot in various locations throughout New York City.  In the collaborative spirit of “Devil’s Made A New Friend”, all of the videos feature appearances by other musicians, including celloist Yoed Nir, Nicole Atkins, Portastatic violinist Margarite White and others.

Jarrod recently visited PS 22 in Staten Island, NY and performed a heartwarming rendition of new track “Ten Years Older” with the school choir.  Check it out:

Also live videos for each song  with Jarrod collaborating with different artists are being filmed. One video will be released per week for 10 weeks leading up the album’s release.

The Honorary Title’s Jarrod Gorbel Announces Tour Dates In Support Of Solo EP “Ten Years Older”

January 25, 2010 by  
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Jarrod Gorbel of The Honorary Title has broken out on his own to release his debut solo EP “Ten Years Older” (available now)

Check out Jarrod performing the title track  “Ten Years Older” below:

A handful of tour dates have also been announced in support, here’s hoping some additional dates are added:

Mar 1 2010 Mississippi Studios Portland, Oregon
Mar 2 2010 Vera Project Seattle, Washington
Mar 5 2010 Swedish American Hall San Francisco, Ca, California
Mar 6 2010 Bootleg Theater- ALL AGES Los Angeles, California
Mar 8 2010 UCSD The Loft La Jolla, California
Mar 10 2010 World Cafe Live Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Mar 11 2010 Jammin Java Vienna, Virginia
Mar 12 2010 The Saint Asbury Park, New Jersey
Mar 13 2010 Le Poisson Rouge – ALL AGES New York, New York
Mar 27 2010 Eddie’s Attic- ALL AGES Atlanta, Georgia

Jarrod Gorbel of The Honorary Title

September 1, 2007 by  
Filed under Interviews

thtmainWhen Jarrod Gorbel started playing under the name The Honorary Title he was just one man and a guitar singing songs that reached deep.  Soon after, Aaron Kamstra joined forces with Gorbel and before they knew it the duo was touring the country.  Their debut disc “Anything Else But The Truth” was a favorite among critics and music lovers alike.

Fast forward to 2007, The Honorary Title has transformed into a full band (Jarrod Gorbel on vocals and guitar, Aaron Kamstra on bass, Jon Wiley on guitar and keys, Adam Boyd on drums) and have just released their follow up cd Scream And Light Up The Sky.  The disc is sure to please fans of the band and will undoubtedly win over a few new ones.  This album is truly Gorbel’s coming out as a premiere songwriter, his biting sarcastic lyrics that explore relationships of all levels mixed with beautiful harmonies throughout.  Having a full band has added a lot more texture and depth to the overall impact of the songs.  According to Gorbel “Our intention with Scream and Light Up the Sky was to communicate pessimism and the darkest of emotions but at the same time not take ourselves too seriously. It’s heartfelt, but expressed with a sarcastic tone.” Well Mr. Gorbel – Mission Accomplished.
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