Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Jeremy Hatch plays folk, blues, country and fingerstyle guitar music. He started out as a classical pianist and guitarist, but through his twenties he was inexorably drawn to studying the folk music of several nations. In 2011, out of a deep appreciation for the broad Appalachian folk tradition, he began adapting old songs into updated, personal versions. Soon thereafter, he discovered the music of Townes Van Zandt & Leo Kottke and began writing original songs and instrumental pieces.
Other points of reference for his music are Hurray for the Riff Raff, Doc Watson, Gillian Welch, Harry Taussig, John Fahey, Dave Van Ronk, Wilco, Jason Isbell, Bob Dylan, & Joni Mitchell.
He is now working on a full-length album which combines these folk influences with his classical roots. He lives in Oakland and regularly performs throughout California and the Pacific Northwest.