By Elizabeth Keys
Stillwater News Press
STILLWATER, Okla. —
ABOUT THE ARTIST
NAME: Brandon Jackson
BACKGROUND: Growing in a musical family, Jackson has been singing and performing since he was 5 years old. He came to Oklahoma State University in 1997 and honed his skills on The Strip. He earned a bachelor’s degree in music and business administration from Oklahoma City University in 2000. For the last 11 years, Jackson has worked as a full-time musician, embarking on a solo career in 2009. He released his first solo CD, “The Good Times,” in 2011 and is working on his next album for release soon.
WHAT KIND OF MUSIC: Red Dirt/Texas Music
FAVORITE SONGS TO PLAY: Jackson loves playing new original material. Anything that keeps the set fresh always makes it fun for him which he hopes in turn makes it fun for the fans.
NOTABLE: One of Jackson’s most amazing experiences was recording a “Live at Billy Bob’s” album in 2007. He has played in the bands Twelve Pearls and No Justice before forging a solo career. As a performing musician, he has shared the stage with Cross Canadian Ragweed, The All-American Rejects, Robby Krieger of the Doors and many other popular musicians. There are so many great venues where he said he’s been lucky enough to play.
ARTIST QUOTE: “I’m just a musician who loves making music and playing live for fans. I hope it’s something I can continue to do for the rest of my days!” Jackson said.
WHERE DO WE GO TO HEAR YOU NEXT?
Jackson is playing at 8 p.m. Saturday in downtown Stillwater at The Wine Cellar in Brooklyn’s Restaurant. For other live performances, visit www.brandonjacksonmusic.com/shows.
LISTEN ONLINE: Albums are available on Spotify, iTunes and at www.brandonjacksonmusic.com.
PURCHASE CDs: Download Jackson’s CD, “The Good Times,” on iTunes and Google Play or purchase at Hastings or online at www.cdbaby.com-/cd/brandonjackson or Amazon.com.
TO BOOK: For full band shows, contact Buck Judkins, SoundCheck International, at 817-498-4700 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact Jackson at email@example.com to reserve the band.