NEW TIMES: What genre of music do you play?
JADE JACKSON: I play all original music.
NEW TIMES: Do you write your own songs?
JADE JACKSON: Yes, I’ve written over 60 original songs that I can perform.
NEW TIMES: When did you start performing your music?
JADE JACKSON: I taught myself to play guitar about three years ago, and soon after started singing, writing music, and performing.
NEW TIMES: Who is your biggest musical influence?
JADE JACKSON: My biggest musical influence is heartache; without it I wouldn’t have half my material.
The musicians that have inspired me are Don lampson, Bob Dylan, and my dad...