Jim Koeppel

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A music veteran and founder of various roots, blues and country combos (including Motel 6, Who Slapped John and Shuck & Jive), Jim Koeppel also led his own band in the New York area during much of the…
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A music veteran and founder of various roots, blues and country combos (including Motel 6, Who Slapped John and Shuck & Jive), Jim Koeppel also led his own band in the New York area during much of the 1980s and '90s, opening for Taj Mahal, Doc Watson and David Bromberg. He released his first solo record, Johnny's in the Doghouse, in late 1998. Koeppel's songs have also appeared in the work of independent filmmaker David Liban.