Jason Freeman is a Memphis based songwriter who mixes the wisdom and lamentations of long-ago bluesmen with the raucous release in rocks unbridled beginnings, drawing them into an electric space that is truly his own. He wrote the score for MTVs Savage County, contributed tracks to Craig Brewers Hustle & Flow and Footloose and served as a tutor for Samuel L. Jackson as the actor studied for his bluesman role in Brewers Black Snake Moan. In this episode, Jason performs several... [see more] songs and talks about the influences that shape his musical style.
SUN STUDIO SESSIONS features today's best new touring artists performing live in the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis, TN. In additional to a live musical performance, each artist will share personal stories behind their songs and music.