Jake Xerxes Fussell is a singer and guitarist from Georgia. As a teenager Jake began playing and studying with elder musicians in the Chattahoochee Valley, apprenticing with Piedmont blues legend Precious Bryant (“Georgia Buck”). He joined a Phenix City country band; he accompanied Etta Baker in North Carolina; he moved to Berkeley where he hung out with filmmaker Les Blank and learned from Haight folkies like Will Scarlett (Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna, Brownie McGhee) and cult fingerstyle guitarist Steve Mann. In 2005 he moved to Oxford, Mississippi, where he enrolled in the University’s Southern Studies department, and recorded and toured with Rev. John Wilkins.
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