Jimmy La Fave - Career

Career

After graduating from high school LaFave played music at night while working during the day. He had a job as the manager of a music club called Up Your Alley and during this period recorded the albums Down Under in 1979 and Broken Line in 1981. After traveling to several other cities, LaFave relocated to Austin, Texas. Mixing blues, jazz, and country influences he began writing songs inspired by by J. J. Cale, Chet Baker, Bob Dylan and Leon Russell.

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