Brandon Jenkins

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Brandon Jenkins
Birth nameBrandon Dean Jenkins
Born(1969-06-07)June 7, 1969
Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
DiedMarch 2, 2018(2018-03-02) (aged 48)
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
GenresRed Dirt
Texas Country
Years active1994–2016
LabelsRainy Records
Red Dirt Legend Recordings
Remorseless Records
Explosive Records
Thirty Tigers
Smith Entertainment
E1 Music
Associated actsCross Canadian Ragweed
Jason Boland & The Stragglers
Stoney LaRue
Casey Donahew Band
Josh Abbott Band

Brandon Dean Jenkins (June 7, 1969 – March 2, 2018) was an American singer-songwriter. He was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was part of the Red Dirt music genre.[1] He was known for his musical tributes to the victims of the September 11 attacks.[2]

Jenkins performed in the Texas and Oklahoma regions.[1][3] He often played 150 shows per year and worked with Sunny Sweeney, Zane Williams, Cory Morrow, Deana Carter, Pat Green, Willie Nelson, The Mavericks and Kevin Welch.[4]

Jenkins died of complications from heart surgery in Nashville, Tennessee on March 2, 2018 at the age of 48.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Little, Tonya (21 March 2016). "Brandon Jenkins: Austin to Nashville". Red Dirt Nation.
  2. Wenger Watson, Julie (26 October 2015). "Brandon Jenkins Takes Red Dirt Digital with Blue Bandana". No Depression.
  3. Wooley, John (6 September 2001). "Jenkins conquers Europe; Goodbye to Andy O". Tulsa World.
  4. MacNeil, Jason. "Brandon Jenkins: Biography & History". AllMusic.
  5. "Red dirt music artist Brandon Jenkins dies". Tulsa World. March 2, 2018. Retrieved March 2, 2018.

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