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Ned Serling

Ned Serling’s music consists of a groove-based synthesis that draws from jazz, funk, deep house, worldbeat, ambient, trip-hop, electronica, and literary influences. This approach - WORDBEAT - creates a compelling platform to deliver deep poetic lyrics, expressed both through spoken word and singing, often incorporating Sprechgesang (a speaking-singing hybrid). His mission involves building meaningful connections with a global audience, using WORDBEAT as the vehicle. He strives to offer compelling content with depth for his listeners to benefit from and enjoy. Ned values collaborating with producers and instrumentalists with whom there is natural chemistry and shared inspiration. The son of literary parents, Ned’s life story reads like the literature which permeated his childhood home. Raised in Pennington, New Jersey and Saratoga Springs, NY, Ned’s thirst for adventure took him on the road by age 14, when he launched into seven years of hitchhiking, riding buses, and train-hopping throughout the United States and Europe, often leaving the road to venture deep into the wilderness. His backpack, sleeping bag and notebook became his chosen home. During this period, Ned discovered a two-year college which suited his journey: Deep Springs College - a small unique liberal arts school with twenty-four students on a working cattle ranch in an isolated high desert valley, north of Death Valley, California, where he found kindred spirits, the depth of desert silence, and its power to fuel inspired thought

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