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Jackson Rodgers / Bio

Jackson Rodgers' story began shortly after he learned how to write about himself in the third person. Dragged regularly by his father to the church of the New Traditionalists, Jackson learned quickly to heed the lessons of Fathers Desert Rose, Yoakam, Earle, and Stuart, as well as those of Sisters McKee and Carlson. Alas, like all children, Jackson the Rodgers eventually began to yearn for something more; and so he began to seek out the teachings of prior generations, such as those of his namesake, Jackson the Browne. Rodgers' first, fleeting step outside the teachings of his youth enthralled his young mind, and so he strove onward on his quest to acquire more disparate musical knowledge, soon discovering such luminaries as Sirs Jennings and Nelson, as well as His Highness of Broken Hearts, King George. Further excursions would bring him to know the wisdom of the ones they call Dylan, Springsteen, Parsons, Graffin, and Gurewitz. For many years, young Rodgers would languish in the thinking that he could never properly apply all he had learned. And then, one day, 'round the age of 16, he wrote "Satisfy the Need," and he saw that it was good. Thus began his songwriting journey, which so far has culminated in two albums' worth of material and the demos on this page. Where things go from here, only circumstance knows...

General Info

Band Members
Jackson Rodgers - Vocals, Arrangements, Rhythm Guitar, w/ Forest Rodgers - Lead & Rhythm Guitar, Bass, Mandolin, & Ross Taylor Pitts - Piano & Organ
Artist Name
Jackson Rodgers
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/jacksonrodgers
Active Since
09/09
Genres
Americana / Singer-Songwriter / Roots Rock

Contact Info

Location
Orlando, FL

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