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craig jackson band

craig jackson band

Alternative / Americana / Country Rock nashville, TN  US



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  • Lyman Ellerman & Company (Artist)
    Lyman Ellerman & Company
    very cool sound and vibe! glad I found your site
  • Paul Pritchard (Artist)
    Paul Pritchard
    Just passing through to show some support & to listen to your great music, all the best Paul
  • craig jackson band (Artist)
    craig jackson band
    Craig Jackson Band has been voted #2 in the Best Local Band category in The Tennessean’s 2011 Toast of Music City Reader’s Choice Awards. “These country-tinged soft Americana-based pop tunes go down nice and easy. The main focal point is Craig’s cool understated vocals…but there are all kinds of nifty soothing guitars chiming around in the background. Songs are the meat of this album…and all ten pretty much hit the target. This guy has a sound that could easily appeal to millions upon millions of listeners.”—Don Seven, LMNOP.com “He has captured the best of the A+ songwriting skills from the old school (Tom Petty, Jackson Browne, Eagles,etc.) and incorporated a modern but organic approach to the production and arrangement elements. When I find myself singing along halfway through the first chorus and he takes the structure in fresh but easily accessible directions, the end result is a very satisfying listening experience that makes me want to keep coming back for more”–Mark Keefner, Waymo Music & Soundesign “Damn the Roses was recorded here at Cabin in the Woods studio and its array of styles and influences reflects the willingness of Jackson, a confident and gritty vocalist, to stretch his voice and try his hands on different types of things.” – Ron Wynn, The City Paper, Nashville “Craig Jackson’s fifth album demonstrates why he received a nomination for “Best New Band of 2009” at Nashville’s Toast of Music City awards. Opening with the quiet confidence of just a few guitar notes, Damn the Roses soon delivers ten nicely paced songs with strong rhythms and melodies…..It’s simply hard to imagine not finding pleasure in this album.”—David Cantor, Goodsound.com “It’s taken a handful of albums and quite of bit of polishing for Jackson to find his musical voice, but he’s managed to do just that on Damn the Roses, easily the most enjoyable release of his career.”—Jeffrey Sisk, Daily News, Pittsburgh “By definition this is a great Americana album. It has left of the mainstream dial appeal that encompasses a lot of style and substance into the songs by combining outstanding melodies.”—Jeffrey Kurtis, Guestlist Magazine
  • craig jackson band (Artist)
    craig jackson band
    Craig Jackson Band to receive radio play at Lightning 100, Nashville Posted on December 17, 2011 by craig The Craig Jackson Band will be featured on WRLT-FM/Lightning 100, Nashville, during the Local Lightning Spotlight all week beginning Monday, Dec. 26. Tune in to Lightning 100 in Nashville at 100.1 FM or online at www.lightning100.com Monday, Dec. 26 through Friday, Dec. 30 at 2:45pm or 8:45pm. There are two featured artists each week, so be sure to listen at both times so you can hear “Everytime You Leave” from the Damn The Roses album.Damn The Roses is available on iTunes and Amazon mp3.
  • Tuesday Hawkins (Artist)
    Tuesday Hawkins
    Hi, Craig !! Good to see you on here. As always you are amazing, but i sure do miss Jackson's in long beach:)



Sounds Like: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Jackson Browne, Ryan Adams

Label: green records

Bio: Craig Jackson was born in Southern California, where he grew up surrounded by the rootsy, sun-baked sounds of the Grateful Dead, Tom Petty and Jackson Browne. Now based in Nashville, Jackson draws on those influences with Sweeter Songs, a mix of countryfied rock & roll, folk-pop and Americana.

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