At 16 he started sitting in for local bands. As he got older he started composing his own songs and ended up playing in coffee-houses. He recorded a demo in his garage called “Rusty Nails”. When he was 17 he moved to Sacramento and started getting local notice. Marty DeAnda owner of local label DIG Records, noticed him and Greene became the label's first artist.
Jackie released his second CD “Gone Wandering” in 2002; winning him a California music award as Best Blues Roots album. In 2004 he released “Sweet Somewhere Bound” and received radio play with singles“Honey I Been Thinking About You” and “Seven Jealous Sisters”. In early 2005 Greene got signed with blues label Verve Forecast and the label released “Sweet Somewhere Bound". In 2006 he released “American Myth” his first major label release. Subsequent albums include Giving Up the Ghost (2008), Small Tempest (2009), Till the Light Comes (2010). In March 2013 Greene began performing as a member of The Black Crowes. www.jackiegreene.com Read more on Last.fm.
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