How do you put into words the depth and breadth of the human experience, the ups, the downs, the tragedies, triumphs, heartache and joy that life inevitably brings, the answer is that you can't but maybe, just maybe a song can get you close.
Growing up a pastors kid and living in the northeast, southeast and mid-west brings a unique perspective to Jonathan's artistry. Seeing and experiencing the way people live life and experience God in different parts of the country, born in Texas and then moving to Pennsylvania, Florida, Delaware, Maryland, Indiana and Kentucky would give anyone a unique perspective but for a songwriter and artist who writes about their faith it can give the experience from which to write and craft music that reaches people on an emotional, spiritual and deeply human level.
Jonathan's new Album "Even More" wrestles with the tension of heartbreak and joy, loss and gain, sorrow and hope and the reality that life in the here and now will never be what it once was when God created the world or what it ultimately will be when sin and death are no more and we see Jesus face to face but here and now, even in the midst of a broken world we still see the beauty of creation and the ever present love of God.
Collaborators on the new album include, Ben Calhoun(Lead Singer of Citizen Way), Riley Friesen(Producer for Jordan Felize, Family Force Five, Building 429), J. Hall(Abandon Kansas, Young The Giant) Matt Dally(Grammy nominated songwriter and artist with Superchick).
Jonathan has shared the stage with artists such as Grammy award winning "For King and Country", Sarah Reeves(Word Ent.) American Idol Finalist Danny Gokey(Capitol CMG), Centricity recording artist JJ Weeks Band, Matthew Schuler(The Voice), Sanctus Real and more....
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Rock on Winter 2018-Sat. Feb. 24th 4pm
At "The Grand" Theatre in New Albany, IN
Feat. Centricity Recording artist JJ Weeks Band, Jonathan Jackson, Ryan Lynton, Stephen Moore, The Revelators and Hush Harbor
Jesus Fest, Saturday June 2nd
at Expo 5, Louisville, KY
Feat. 2018 American idol finalist Layla Spring, Jonathan Jackson, The Revelators and After Glow Sky
Hallelujah Fest, Saturday July 28th
Feat. Hush Harbor, Jonathan Jackson, Ryan Lynton and more...
Indiana State Fair, Sunday August 12th
Feat. "For King and Country" Sarah Reeves Jonathan Jackson and All The Astronauts...
Holiday World, Rock The World, Saturday August 25th
Santa Clause, IN
Feat. Jonathan Jackson, Hush Harbor, Tom Golly, The Lasting Hope and more....
Rock on winter 2019, Saturday Feb. 23rd
New albany, in
Feat. Carrollton, Jonathan Jackson, Chaotic Resemblance, Hush Harbor, The Upside
Even More - CD $5
Featuring the songs "Even In The Heartache"(produced by Ben Calhoun of "Citizen Way", "Better"(featuring Matt Dally of Christian Pop/Rock band "Superchick", "Hear Your Voice", "Not Alone" and the title track "Even More" produced by Riley Friesen(Building 429, Jordan Felize, Kutless)
"Even In The heartache" t-shirt - $20
"Even in The Heartache" T-Shirt inspired from the same song off of Jonathan's album "Even More"
Jonathan Jackson "Even More" Poster - $5
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We need to get out of our own heads, our own perspectives, seek wisdom, collaborate....be challenged....and be encouraged....
Grateful for wise people who have poured into me, called me out when necessary and have helped give me a vision of what could be, excited