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FRANKO "WASHBOARD" JACKSON

ARTWORK    BIOGRAPHY     MUSIC     PHOTOS    HISTORY OF JUGBAND MUSIC

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Jackson collects and studies the history of the music he loves. The content of many of his paintings is the musicians.

"King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band" 2010

55" X 40" Acrylic paint on wood panel. Recessed Framing. $1400.

 

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This painting is about Potter Brown and other musicians who have passed on. The words are from a song written by Bobby Steeno about Potter.

"Angel Band"                                                                                                      2006

Acrylic on Wood Panel w/ Copper Pipe Frame                        24" x 34"                             $850.

In addition to Lester Flatt and Bill Monroe, there's local musicians Davy Jones (stand-up bass) and Gary McElwee (banjo).

That's the legendary Potter Brown on guitar.

This is one of the last few pieces framed in copper tubing.

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Another legendary figure.

"John Brown"                                                                     2009

Acrylic on Wood Panel              24" x 24"                         $450

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Women singing and playing classic American music are painted enjoying the evening in their nice dresses.

"Southern Songbirds"

Acrylic on Wood Panel                 24" x 24" "                 $425.

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For a taste of washboard music click the image.

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