A Musical Life: Jack Korbel
Jack Korbel lead The Jack Korbel Confluence and has released albums such as Ingenious Plans and So Much Depends on the Weather. He is a Wichita State University graduate student studying speech-language pathology and holds a degree from WSU in English Literature.
“The reason I majored in English is because I wanted to become the kind of songwriter I admire, songwriters who tell stories with a poetic sensibility.
My band is called The Jack Korbel Confluence because I want to bring together not only my songwriting abilities but also a certain level of musical excellence that I can’t bring, so I surround myself with musicians who are much better players than I am.
What I really strive to do when I write my own song lyrics is that there is a story to it, a meaning. It might be an abstract story but it still has meaning and not just the semblance of meaning.”