The art of Pollock: One-time national songwriter goes local

Jason Pollock has achieved more fame making music than most people ever dream of. As a member of ’90s post-grunge rock band Seven Mary Three, he toured the world and played to tens of thousands. He co-wrote the band’s 1997 Billboard Top 100 No. 1 hit “Cumbersome,” as well as its No. 7 hit that year, “Water’s Edge.”

The Pollocks’ latest recording took an analog path, creating friendships along the way

The incomplete sentence stalled out as Jason Pollock searched his mental database for the wrap-up words he needed.
The Charlottesville native and co-founder of the hard-rock band Seven Mary Three was trying to articulate the struggle he had trying to find his own musical identity after leaving the group in 1999.