Arts
8:44 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Farmer Jason's Music Inspires Children to Appreciate Nature

Throughout the 80s, Jason Ringenberg pioneered the fusion of punk rock and country as front man for the Country Hall of Fame band Jason and the Scorchers. Today he’s inspiring children to appreciate nature through song as Farmer Jason. His family music recordings have won major awards from Disney, Parents’ Choice, the Los Angeles Times and more. His most recent CD is titled Nature Jams out on the myKaZoo label. Jason spoke with David Ford about it by phone from his farm in Bon Aqua, Tennessee, just west of Nashville.

Former Jason and the Scorchers front man Jason Ringenberg. He’s also Farmer Jason. We’ve been sampling from his most recent family music  CD Nature Jams out on the myKaZoo label. At the end of this month, Farmer Jason returns to the Carolinas with a live performance in Lenoir, North Carolina on January 31st in the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center. 
 

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