John Van Deusen
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"Put John Van Deusen’s CD, “Yossarian,” into a disc player and you’ll hear polished, melodic songs reminiscent of Matchbox 20 or the piano-driven Ben Folds Five.Read More...
It’s hard to believe that the mature songs, intricate piano performances and deep, comforting voice were all produced by a 17-year-old high school student.
The burgeoning talent of Van Deusen, now 18, has been recognized by Experience Music Project, which selected him and his band as finalists in Sound Off, a competition for regional bands aged 21 or younger. Performing as John Van Deusen and the Lonely Forest, the band offers energetic rock ‘n’ roll, moody and complex piano compositions, strong electric guitar work and polished rhythms, poetry, machines and vocals."