born on 29/1/1961 in Robstown, TX, United States
Eddie Jackson (musician)
|Eddie Jackson (musician)|
Eddie Jackson (born January 29, 1961), also known as EdBass and One Take, is an American bass guitarist for the progressive metal band, Queensrÿche, which he co-founded in 1982.
Jackson was born in Robstown, Texas. He began playing the acoustic guitar at age 14. Two years later, he switched to electric guitar and bass guitar. He also experimented with singing and drums. Jackson met drummer Scott Rockenfield in late 1979 at Redmond High School, and joined Rockenfield's band Cross+Fire in 1980. The band's name later was changed to The Mob, and in 1982 to Queensrÿche. Jackson has been with the band since, and is notoriously known for putting pranks on the inside of album covers, especially in the liner notes.
Endorsements and equipment
Jackson was an endorsee of Kramer basses during the mid-1980s, until Kramer bought out Spector. The NS-2s were his primary bass guitars throughout the late 1980s and into the 1990s, and were among others used on Operation: Livecrime, until his black Spector was stolen in the mid-'90s, after which Jackson retired his white model from touring, and switched to using Spector's Euro 5LX and ReBop bass guitars. Jackson briefly endorsed Fernandes basses from 1994 to 1996, during Queensrÿche's Promised Land tour, before endorsing Bellevue-based master luthier Michael Lull, who had done all of the repair and upkeep work on Queensrÿche's guitars.
Jackson specifically uses the following bass guitars and amplifiers:
- Spector "Kramer-era" (late 1980s) NS-2 in white (stolen in the mid-'90s).
- Spector "Kramer-era" (late 1980s) NS-2 in black.
- Spector Euro 5LX 5-string neck-through, with custom gloss white finish, black hardware and active EMG pickups and preamp.
- Spector ReBop 5 DLX FM (Deluxe Figured Maple) 5-string bolt-on, in Black Cherryburst with active EMG pickups and preamp.
- Mike Lull M4V "Modern/Vintage" 4-string in sunburst, with custom Seymour Duncan Bassline Jazz Bass-style pickups, Bartolini preamp and Hipshot Bass Xtender.
- Mike Lull M4V "Modern/Vintage" 4-string in black with active EMG Jazz Bass-style pickups, preamp and Hipshot Bass Xtender.
- Mike Lull M5V "Modern/Vintage" custom 5-string in black, rear-routed with no pickguard, custom Seymour Duncan Bassline Jazz Bass-style pickups and Bartolini preamp.
- Mike Lull M5V "Modern/Vintage" 5-string in sunburst with custom Seymour Duncan Bassline Jazz Bass-style pickups and Bartolini preamp.
- Mid-'90s Tobias 5-string in black
- Mid-'90s Tobias 5-string with an Operation: Mindcrime graphic on the front, with Bartolini pickups and preamp.
- Ibanez 4-string acoustic bass in black.
- Hartke LH1000 bass amplifier.
- Hartke HX410 4x10" and Hartke HX115 1x15" HyDrive series bass cabinets.
- Main article: Queensrÿche discography
- 1.0 1.1 1.2 Jackson. Anybody Listening. Retrieved on 2012-12-29.
- 2.0 2.1 2.2 Declaration of Eddie Jackson. court testimony (2011-06-12). Retrieved on 2012-12-04.
- Brett Miller. Before the Storm: The Early Days of Queensrÿche: The Storm is Coming. QueensrycheHistory.com. Retrieved on 2013-01-03.
- Declaration of Scott Rockenfield. court testimony (2011-07-10). Retrieved on 2012-12-04.
- Globabass interview with Eddie Jackson. Globalbass.com (2009-06-16). Retrieved on 2012-07-31.
- 6.0 6.1 6.2 Prthatrocks.com. Prthatrocks.com. Retrieved on 2012-07-31.
- Adspast.com. Retrieved on 2012-07-31.
- Eddie Jackson of Queensryche. TalkBass (2003-10-24). Retrieved on 2012-07-31.
- live video 5/21/09. Youtube.com. Retrieved on 2012-07-31.
Geoff Tate Michael Wilton Eddie Jackson Scott Rockenfield |
Chris DeGarmo Kelly Gray Mike Stone
|Studio albums||The Warning Rage for Order Operation: Mindcrime Empire Promised Land Hear in the Now Frontier Q2K Tribe Operation: Mindcrime II American Soldier|
|Live albums||Operation: LIVEcrime Live Evolution The Art of Live Mindcrime at the Moore|
|Compilations||Greatest Hits Classic Masters Sign of the Times: The Best of Queensrÿche|
|Cover albums||Take Cover|
|Singles||"Queen of the Reich" "The Lady Wore Black" "Take Hold of the Flame" "Warning" "Walk in the Shadows" "Gonna Get Close to You" "Breaking the Silence" "Eyes of a Stranger" "Revolution Calling" "I Don't Believe in Love" "Last Time in Paris" "Empire" "Silent Lucidity" "Jet City Woman" "Best I Can" "Another Rainy Night (Without You)" "Anybody Listening?" "Real World" "I Am I" "Bridge" "Breakdown" "The Right Side Of My Mind" "I'm American" "The Hands" "Welcome to the Machine"|