Jem Warren, a New York–based singer-songwriter grounded in
acoustic guitar, keeps a diary of his life experiences in the form of
song. He poetically expresses his perceptions of his world writing
about everything from love and nature to politics and religion.
“There is nothing more fulfilling than writing a song and creating
a sound that deeply moves me”.
Jem Warren was raised in Carmel, where music was an important
facet of his life. Jem’s father was a folk-rock singer/songwriter and
his mother was a soulful gifted singer in her own right.
Jem Warren combines melodies reminiscent of Tracy Chapman
with a smooth groove not unlike Everything But The Girl, Jem has
a tranquil musical sensibility similar to artists like Jose Gonzalez
and Sun Kil Moon. Other major influences in Jem’s music were
bands like The Police and Nirvana.
Jem Warren's debut EP "Lifeblood To My Soul" was released in
Spring 2011 and successfully his song “Jim Jones” was featured
in Kiefer Sutherland “The Confession” and has also appeared on
MTVs “Teen Mom 2”.
Jem’s first full length CD “Heart Knows How” was released in the
Spring 2012. “Heart Knows How” is a departure from Jem’s sound.
The album is more Americana Rock N Roll with a nod to country.
Jem is a regular in the music scene and performs at Rockwood
Music Hall, The Living Room, The Bowery Electric, The Bitter End
and has a monthly residency at Cafe Vivaldi. Jem continues to
engage and affect audiences with his profound lyrical fragility,
genuine storytelling and his melodic, haunting and hypnotic style.
Jem Warren is carving out his niche in contemporary music.