Jason White is an American guitar player, singer, songwriter, motivational dancer and tambourine man. Born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, he began playing and performing at the tender age of 9. Growing up in the local punk scene of the late 80s/early 90s, he played in many bands (THE NUMBSKULZ, CHINO HORDE, etc.) throughout Jr. High and High School. After which he heeded the call out West to Oakland, California and was baptized into the bastion of the East Bay scene. Since then he has played in, toured with, and made a few records here and there with bands such as MONSULA, SIXTEEN BULLETS, HUNDRED HOLIDAY, THE INFLUENTS, CALIFORNIA and PINHEAD GUNPOWDER.
This one time he returned to Little Rock briefly in the late 90s to play with his childhood friends in THE BIG CATS, which sporadically continues to this day. This other time he moved to the Mississippi Delta for a couple years in the early 2000s and immersed himself in the blues, but that’s a story for a different time.
Most notably he has been the touring guitarist for GREEN DAY since 2000. This includes but is not limited to several world tours, television performances, radio shows, short sets, three hour odysseys, the Uno Dos Tre album trilogy, the FOXBORO HOTTUBS, and more.
In addition to his work as a touring musician, he occasionally haunts local dives with THE COVERUPS or THE UPSIDE DOWNERS and continues to write, record, perform and release solo material under his own name.
You can hear more of Jason's music here.
Follow Jason on Instagram at @jasonwhiteguitarish.