It's a bit ironic that Shooter Jennings, the son of country singers Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter, would make what he calls his "most country record to date" in New York. But that's essentially what happened. Shortly after moving to New York from Los Angeles, Jennings started writing songs in the Big Apple and recorded tracks in SoHo for what would become Family Man, released last March on Entertainment One. While the album marks the first time Jennings took the creative process entirely into his own hands — he produced the album — he also surrounded himself with a new band, the Triple Crown, which includes old friend and well-respected jazz keyboardist Erik Deutsch. Jennings has done his share of hell-raising in the past, and while Family Man finds him in a more heartfelt role, he wasn't afraid to include rockers, too. (Stop by backbeatblog.com to read a full Q&A with Jennings in advance of the show.)
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