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Ari Hest

Ari Hest
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Genre: Folk
Biography: Ari Hest became interested in music while still a teenager growing up in the Bronx. Though he'd taken piano lessons as a child, he taught himself how to play the guitar, mostly by listening to records from his parents' collection (Paul Simon) and alternative radio (Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews). While studying ...Read full biography
Sunset Over Hope Street
Released: 2011
Label: Downtown
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Bronx-born, Brooklyn-based Ari Hest's fourth full-length outing finds the prolific singer/songwriter (in 2008 he recorded and released a new song every Monday for an entire year) treading familiar waters. ...Read full review
The Break-In
Released: 2007
Label: Red Ink Records
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Although radio-friendly singer/songwriter Ari Hest's music (the rhythm, the chords) isn't always particularly distinguishable from similarly emotionally accessible artists -- Matt Nathanson, Josh Kelley, ...Read full review
More Ari Hest albums: Main Albums (5), Singles & EPs (2)