Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers

Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers

Syracuse, NY

Playing Level

  • Advanced

Playing Styles and Interests

  • Rock

Professional Status

  • Performer
    Recording Artist

Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers is the founding editor of Acoustic Guitar and author of Rock Troubadours (a collection of conversations with Paul Simon, Jerry Garcia, Joni Mitchell, and more) and The Complete Singer-Songwriter: A Troubadour’s Guide to Writing, Performing, Recording, and Business. Rodgers won a grand prize and an annual Lennon Award in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest for his song "Fly" from his solo CD Humming My Way Back Home. He lives outside Syracuse, New York, where he writes and edits for Acoustic Guitar, reports on the music scene for NPR’s All Things Considered, and hosts the monthly Words and Music Songwriter Showcase.

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