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LIVE MUSIC: The Ledgendary RANDY JACKSON from Zebra at Tauk at Trails End
June 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Randy Jackson was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He started playing piano and guitar at age 5. His earliest influences were Les Paul and Mary Ford, The Beatles, The Allman Brothers, Cream, Jimi Hendrix, The Moody Blues, and Led Zeppelin. In 1973, he joined –Shepards Bush” as lead guitarist. It was here that he met Felix Hanemann. Randy and Felix left –Shepards Bush” a year later. They soon met drummer Guy Gelso and formed –Zebra” in 1975. It was at this point that Randy started singing lead vocals. After playing the New Orleans area for a year Zebra moved to New York and in 1982 signed a recording contract with Atlantic Records. Their first album, –Zebra”, went Gold and became the fastest selling debut album in the history of Atlantic Records. During the next couple of years Zebra played opener for Aerosmith, Journey, ZZ Top, Loverboy, Cheap Trick, Sammy Hagar and REO Speedwagon.