Matt Jaffe & The Distractions: Beyond Talented!

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The talented 20 year old, Matt Jaffe is a San Francisco Bay based singer/songwriter who was discovered (when he was only 14) playing at an open mic by ex-Talking Head Jerry Harrison. With many big influences such as Elvis Costello, The Clash and Bob Dylan to name a few, Jaffe put together Paul Paldino, Thomas Yopes and guitarist Adam Nash to create the talented Matt Jaffe & The Distractions, an indie pop-rock group.

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With hit tracks such as “Wander No More” and “I Wanna Be Cruel”, Matt Jaffe & The Distractions have sung their way to multiplying fans and have accomplished getting everyone off their feet, while jamming to their music. The band has also achieved being crowned champions of the San Francisco Hard Rock Café Battle. Matt Jaffe is beyond talented, he is extremely motivated and has a passion for making compelling music. Matt Jaffe & The Distraction’s latest hit “Blast Off” makes you literally want to blast off! The energy in this song is absolutely lively. Download a copy of “Blast Off” on here.

Matt Jaffe & The Distractions upcoming shows include venues such as Doc’s Lab, Hopmonk Tavern, The Fillmore, Showcase Theater and Marin County Fair. Keep up with Matt Jaffe & The Distractions by clicking here and checking out their website for the latest news, singles and tour information.

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