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Mark Salling to Release Jazz/Rock Album

August 6, 2010 (8:26 am) GMT
The star of 'Glee' is taking inspirations from '90s rock bands and jazz greats such Nine Inch Nails and Herbie Hancock.

Actor is following in the musical footsteps of his "" co-star by releasing his own album. The 27 year old plays bad boy footballer Noah 'Puck' Puckerman on the hit TV comedy, about a high school show choir, and regularly shows off his vocals on the program.

But Salling is set to return to his roots as a trained musician for a new solo record and he will be taking inspiration from his favorite artists in rock and jazz. He tells Teen Vogue magazine, "I love nineties stuff like and ... I also love jazz greats like (John) Coltrane, , and . I'm combining those two genres to make rock melodic and accessible."

It won't be Salling's first release - he put out his first project, "", in 2008 under the stage name Jericho. Morrison is currently working on his debut disc after landing a deal with Mercury Records.

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