He now resides in Nashville, Tennessee. White began his career as the lead vocalist and songwriter for The Janglers, a Cleveland-based rock band, then as the frontman for Jason White and the Dying Breed. He later moved to Nashville where he continues his career as a solo artist and songwriter. White has released four solo albums, Shades of Gray (2000), Tonight’s Top Story (2004), The Longing (2011), and Journal (2013). He tours throughout the U.S.
and is a regular performer at songwriters’ festivals. He is also known for writing “Red Rag Top”, a controversial hit song for country artist Tim McGraw, as well as compositions for other artists, including: Old Crow Medicine Show and Liam Titcomb. White's song “Little Pieces of Plastic" was chosen by the Occupy Movement to appear on its 2012 release Occupy This Album. He continues to be a regular performer in the multi-media show Freedom Sings, written and directed by Ken Paulson, president of the Freedom Forum and former editor-in-chief of USA Today. The show is a critically acclaimed musical tribute to the First Amendment and has toured throughout the U.S. White has been a participant since 2003. 2.
Jason White was born November 11, 1973 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He is most notable for being Green Day's touring guitarist and has appeared in five of their music videos. Jason has been a backing member of Green Day since 1999 when they recorded Warning. He plays in several other bands including Pinhead Gunpowder, The Network, and Foxboro Hot Tubs.
He was also a founding member of The Influents until they split up in 2003. Jason plays a Gibson ES-335 and a Gibson Les Paul. In 1997 Jason White, along with Billie Joe and Adrienne Armstrong, founded Adeline Records. He continues to oversee the day-to-day operation of the label. In 2005 he married Janna White (née Rollins).
Jason is currently on the road with Green Day on their 21st Century Breakdown tour, and has recently released his first solo EP titled, "Hungover." Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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