Appalachian State Alumnus Releases Album Of Pandemic-Inspired Songs

Musician Jeffrey Dean Foster ’82, who started his first band while a student at Appalachian State University, recently released an album with songs inspired by his experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. From feeling isolation during COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, to witnessing racial strife on the news, to realizing the frailty of life, the Appalachian State University alumnus said he found inspiration to share his bittersweet reflections in his latest album, “I’m Starting to Bleed.”