I saw one of the best shows I’ve ever seen this week: Jason D. Williams playing to an overflowing Lakeside Lounge. The piano-pounding man played an incredibly exuberant, playful, joyous, wild show. It was easy to see why he’s got famous fans, including fellow Arkansan Bill Clinton, who once sat in with him. I also got to see Jason tape a set at SIRIUS XM; their Outlaw Country DJ Mojo Nixon said to Jason, “You’re f%*^@#% great.” Here’s a clip of Jason D’s hands rocking the piano at a SIRIUS XM taping:
In the movie “Great Balls of Fire,” it’s Jason D’s hands you see playing the piano. Here’s a clip in concert of Jason playing the new “Sanctified,” a song that tells the story of how he played piano at Al Green’s church in Memphis:
His wonderfully twisted new album ‘Killer Instincts’ comes out Oct 26. Producer Todd Snider allowed Jason to write outrageous, sometimes bizarre, sometimes hysterical lyrics. It’s, um, killer stuff!