Jonas Scott Cowan – Gasoline

Labels:Melrose Hill
Number of Tracks:1
Total Time:00:03:35
From the Album:Gasoline
Formats:Americana,Non-Commercial,NPR
Available Date & Time: Dec 04 2018 14:00:00 EST
Impact Date: Jan 07 2019 00:00:00

JONAS SCOTT COWAN

“Gasoline”  IMPACTING AAA January 7th 2019
 

Jonas Cowan hails from Kentucky the son of a Baptist minister. Jonas was quickly schooled on stride piano, guitar and gospel music by his father. Discovering Robert Johnson in his teen years, he found his inspiration. Jonas found a place to put his newly discovered passion playing a role in forming 61 South now a Western Kentucky Blues institution.

 

When an opportunity called in Evansville, Jonas relocated and continued his immersion into playing blues jamming and gaining esteem throughout the region. After several career misfires Jonas literally got lost in the wilderness. Walking thru Florida and Tennessee taking menial jobs and working construction, Jonas used his travels, observations and personal reflection as inspiration for songwriting and composing.

 

In 2013, Jonas decided to give the blues another shot & competed in the solo division of the IBC. He made it to Memphis, didn’t place but Beale Street was the last ingredient he needed to record his debut release “Been There”.

 

"That is why Jonas is here today, because he’s been there …. And made it back" 

Tommy Stillwell / producer 

 

I first met Jonas Cowan in the early 90s at a club gig I was playing in Evansville, IN. Sitting right down front, dressed sharp in a bright “electric blue” suit. He looked lean, focused and every bit the Blues man he wanted to be.

 

Out of the country town of Clay, KY, this young man traveled to the city to play the Blues. Over 20 years later, still playing and both of us a bit more weathered from time, I am pleased to be a part of his first recorded release.

 

Jonas’ music is electric and eclectic with influences that are broad and experiences that run deep. Witnessing a great deal of those experiences first hand, I can tell you they are genuine…. So is he, and so definitely is his music. It may even defy labels, but it is definitely genuine.

 

www.melrosehillrecords.com

 

RADIO:  Bob Laul / Serious Bob Promotion / **********@***.**.*** / ***-***-****

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