Live at the Crown and Anchor October 5th – 10th, 2015
Jason Howard is a Nashville based recording artist, producer, songwriter, session guitarist and vocalist. He moved to Nashville in 1993 from his home town of Spanaway, Washington.
As an artist, Jason has performed alongside Chris LeDoux, Grand Ole Opry stars Riders In The Sky, Larry Gatlin, and Tommy Cash.
He regularly showcases his talents as a songwriter, playing sold out shows at venues such as the world famous Bluebird Café and the Hard Rock Cafe. He has also been featured on the Ernest Tubb Record Shop’s Midnite Jamboree on WSM 650 Radio, and on the Nashville television show Mornings On Fox with Charlie Chase and Kelly Sutton.
As a session vocalist, Jason has worked for many award winning songwriters including Steve Seskin, Michael Johnson, Randy Bachman, Jim Peterik, Joie Scott, and Jimmy Payne. He has worked as a session guitarist and vocalist in Nashville for numerous producers, including two-time Grammy Award winner Richard Adler, and long time Waylon Jennings band leader and producer Richie Albright, and Night Ranger’s Kelly Keagy. In 2006, he provided all of the vocals on the CMH Records bluegrass release “Black And Blue” as well as many other CMH releases.
He also owns and operates Big H Productions, a full service recording studio. Since 2001, he has produced hundreds of songwriter sessions and artist Projects.
On the road as a guitarist and vocalist, Jason has shared the stage with artists such as John Michael Montgomery, Montgomery Gentry, Chely Wright, The Marshall Tucker Band, and Diamond Rio.
In 2003, Jason released his first single, “The Reunion (A Tribute to June Carter Cash and Johnny Cash)”, which received international airplay. The song was featured in Tommy Cash’s 2004 tribute show, “My Brother John”. Australian artist Marie also released a version of “The Reunion” as a single in 2010, and the song once again found an international audience. In 2006, Jason released his debut album “Trouble With Angels” on Realtwang Records which included the single, “Wound Up.” The album received airplay both in the U.S. and Europe, and was featured as Album of the Week on Radio Columbia in Brussels, Belgium.
In 2012, “Hey There,” a single by newcomer Stephanie Grace, which Howard co- wrote and produced, reached #45 on the country breakout chart, and #57 the billboard chart. That same year, Canadian country artist Quentin Reddy released “Rest For My Body”, co-written by Jason. The debut single hit #62, and stayed on the charts for over 15 weeks.
Jason is currently working on a new album, scheduled to be released soon.