Power, sincerity and conviction are hallmarks of Brandon Jenkins the songwriter and Brandon Jenkins the singer. He has made a name for himself as a songwriter able to tackle all slices of life with equal vigor. As a vocalist, Jenkins possesses a country twang that crushes the metaphorical crutch of not judging a book by its cover that many folks would use to describe his appearance. It is unwise to simply dismiss Brandon Jenkins as a tattooed guitar wielding giant, although that is certainly part of his personality. To truly understand Brandon Jenkins you must realize that he is a thoughtful and soul baring artist sharing his craft with audiences nightly and on each of his records.
Brandon Jenkins has been breaking musical ground and stereotypes since the mid 1990’s and continues to get better with each passing year. In addition to his success as a solo artist, he is well known for his writing and co-writing of hit songs for other artists, most notably: Stoney LaRue, Bleu Edmondson and Cross Canadian Ragweed. Jenkins’ talents in all areas of music have allowed him to reach legendary status among Red Dirt aficionados, all while still being in the prime of his career.
His live shows, whether acoustic or featuring his rocking electric trio, are a spellbinding display of music mixing force and subtlety. The diverse nature of his song catalog and the versatile dynamics of his musicianship allow him to conquer any audience he is in front of.
With a new album set for release in April 2011, Jenkins is poised to further cement his place as one of the foundations of the entire Red Dirt music scene and the larger Americana scene. Paired with a determined and ambitious tour schedule in support of the new album, audiences will continue to witness Brandon Jenkins break models and shed labels in his quest for musical dominance.