The Norman Jackson Band at The Zoo Bar

The Norman Jackson Band is a virtuoso group of musicians that placed 3rd in the World at the 2016 International Blues Challenge Finals in Memphis, Tennessee. Led by, “The Soul Machine” Norman Jackson, their credo to make sure every listener can, “Get Your Happy On” lives and breathes with each and every performance. A truly original and unique act that promises to not just play the finest and most genuine Blues you’ll ever hear but also transcend what a “band” does by thoroughly entertaining the audience. Norman’s true and entertaining storytelling is paired by his young apprentice and saxophonist Rick Shortt’s energy and showmanship.
When watching the Norman Jackson Band you’ll instantly sense the deep chemistry and connection between the band members. They are more than bandmates, they are family. Years of playing together and going through life’s struggles have knit them closely. The amount of joy they have playing together quickly becomes infectious to the audience.
The “Baddest Soul Band in the Land” is unlike any other music act anywhere. Their deep grooves, Norman’s stirring soulful voice, the sting of Rick’s saxophone and the Boogie man and Danny Williams comprising tightest rhythm section this side of Chicago will quickly make most anyone jump from their seat, shout and dance. There is no doubt that the walls will be stained with sweat and soul wherever you witness the Norman Jackson Band “Get Down!”