Singer-Songwriter Jackie Greene sat down with Debbie Mazella of Debbie's On the Verge to talk about his new album, current tour and a couple of other things.
Greene who became interested in music at an early age began recording and burning his own CD's after graduating high school. Saving his money eventually enabled him to record his first full-length album 'Rusty Nails' which he released on his own.
In 2005, "I Will Never Let You Go" by Jackie Greene found movie recognition, making its way into music and film history when it was used in the score for the movie 'Brokeback Mountain' starring Heath Ledger. "I Will Never Let You Go" won the 2005 Academy Award for Best Original Score.
Greene has toured nationally with Gov't Mule, Los Lobos, Mark Knopfler, B.B. King, Phil Lesh, Ratdog, Huey Lewis, Susan Tedeschi, Taj Mahal and Buddy Guy to name a few. He has also played major U.S. festivals, including All Good, Gathering of the Vibes, Mountain Jam, Grateful Garcia Gathering, Newport Jazz, Newport Folk, South by Southwest, Wakarusa, Winnipeg Folk, Bonnaroo, Outside Lands and Rothbury.
His new EP "Modern Lives" is coming out on October 13th with a performance at the Count Basie in Red Bank on October 18th. On the Verge is the creation of Debbie Mazella, Program Director for Magic 98.3 FM - New Jersey. Tune in to hear the latest by singer-songwriter Jackie Greene.
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