I had the wonderful chance to speak with Jesse Ruben an extremely talented and cute singer/songwriter. Check out his music today!

Behind The Scenes With Jesse Ruben:

Q:What is the name of your band?

A:Jesse Ruben

Q:Where are you from?

A:I grew up outside of Philly, now I live in Brooklyn.

Q:What type of music do you play?

A: Awesome, and delicious.

Q:What is the best advice you have for people wanting to get their music out

A: Never stop. don't compromise. don't listen when other people tell you
what you should sound like or look like. don't get discouraged.

Q: What got you into doing music?

A: My whole dad's side of the family is musical, so it was in my blood.

Q: How old were you when you started playing/singing?

A: I started taking piano lessons when I was 5, started guitar at 16.

Q: How long have you been writing music for?

A: Since the day i started playing guitar.

Q: Where would your dream place be to perform at?

Madison Square Garden

Q: Describe your music in three words

A: safe, yummy, wonderful

Q: Are you close with the people in your band?

A: When i get to do band shows, i always have my closest friends play
with me. it makes the experience that much better.

Q: What inspires you to do music?

A: The fact that I can't imagine doing anything else.

Q: What's the song you need to listen to when your feeling down?

A: "Doubting Thomas" by Nickelcreek

Q: What's your favorite band?

A: Too many to name...Ben Folds, Matt Nathanson, Ray Lamontagne, Jacksone Browne...

Q: What's your favorite song?


Q: When is your next album coming out?

A: Well my last record just came out in April, so probably an acoustic EP
next year.

Q: When is your next concert?

A: On Friday, at The Grey Horse Tavern in Bayport, NY

Q: Where do you see your band in 5 years from now?

A: Well since i'm a solo artist, hopefully i'll look like me, just 5
years older. and not fatter.

Q: What is your dream?

A: To do what i'm doing, only bigger.

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Anything from a thai restaurant.

Q: If you could be in any place right now where would it be?

A: Williamsburg, Brooklyn! or Paris.

Q:If you were stuck on an island what three items would you bring?
A: guitar, notebook, pen.

Q:What musician would you want to go on a date with and why?

A: Joni Mitchell, Circa 1972. that voice!

Q: Where do you want to live when your older?

A:New York. Europe. California.

Q: whats your favorite tv show?

A: Mad Men. or House. or Entourage.

Q: What's your favorite color?

A: blue/green
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