Jason Freese

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Jason Freese
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Jason Freese performing with Green Day at the Bowery Ballroom.
Background information
Born (1975-01-12) January 12, 1975 (age 39)
Orange County, California, United States
Genres Alternative rock, punk rock, pop punk, garage rock
Occupations Musician, Songwriter, composer, Record producer, Recording engineer, pianist
Instruments Vocals, saxophone, flute, piano, keyboards, trombone, guitar, accordion, organ
Years active 1992–present
Associated acts Green Day
Website jasonfreese.com

Jason Freese is an American musician, songwriter, record producer, and recording engineer. As a professional studio musician he has performed on over 50 albums by more than 35 different artists, including multiple albums by the Goo Goo Dolls, Green Day, Jewel, NOFX, and Zebrahead.[1] He is the son of tuba soloist Stan Freese and the younger brother of professional drummer Josh Freese, and has performed on his brother's solo albums as well as on albums by his band The Vandals.[1] Jason has performed as a touring member of Green Day on their American Idiot World Tour, their 21st Century Breakdown World Tour and their 99 Revolutions Tour appearing on their live albums Bullet in a Bible and Awesome as Fuck. His performing credits most often consist of saxophone, piano, and keyboards.[1] His credits as a producer include Jewel's 2009 album Lullaby and Death by Stereo's 2009 album Death Is My Only Friend.[1]

Discography[edit]

Release date Artist Title Credits
1996-10-08 The Vandals Oi to the World! saxophone[1]
1998-06-23 The Vandals Hitler Bad, Vandals Good saxophone[1]
1999-03-09 Joe Sherbanee The Road Ahead tenor saxophone[1]
2000-07-11 Josh Freese The Notorious One Man Orgy piano, saxophone[1]
2000-11-21 Dweezil Zappa Automatic performer[1]
2001-09-18 Los Calzones Plastico keyboards[1]
2001-11-27 various artists The Concert for New York City keyboards[1]
2003-01-28 Engelbert Humperdinck Definition of Love backing vocals, saxophone, keyboards[1]
2003-05-06 NOFX The War on Errorism saxophone[1]
2003-06-27 Jeff Scott Soto Prism saxophone[1]
2003-08-05 Stripsearch Stripsearch saxophone[1]
2004-09-28 Klear Makin' Noise keyboards, bells, Hammond organ, whistling[1]
2004-03-30 Rennie Pilgrem Y4K saxophone[1]
2004-05-04 Kimberley Locke One Love horn[1]
2004-05-11 Ellis Hall Straight Ahead tenor saxophone[1]
2004-07-27 Tommy Stinson Village Gorilla Head saxophone[1]
2004-09-21 Green Day American Idiot saxophone[1]
2004-09-28 Afrika Bambaataa Dark Matter Moving at the Speed of Light saxophone[1]
2004-09-28 The Juliet Dagger Turn Up the Death keyboards[1]
2004-09-28 Last Conservative On to the Next One keyboards[1]
2004-10-26 Fredalba Uptown Music for Downtown Kids keyboards[1]
2004-11-02 A Perfect Circle Emotive baritone saxophone, tenor saxophone[1]
2004-11-23 Goo Goo Dolls Live in Buffalo: July 4th, 2004 keyboards, percussion, saxophone[1]
2005-03-15 various artists Drum Nation, Volume Two saxophone[1]
2005-08-23 Aphrodite Overdrive saxophone[1]
2005-11-15 Green Day Bullet in a Bible backing vocals, horn, keyboards[1]
2006-02-25 Goo Goo Dolls Let Love In keyboards[1]
2006-06-13 Busta Rhymes The Big Bang saxophone[1]
2006-07-11 Zebrahead Broadcast to the World musician, composer, instrumentation[1]
2006-09-19 Faulter Darling Buds of May organ[1]
2006-10-31 Viva Death One Percent Panic baritone saxophone[1]
2006-11-21 Rock Star Supernova Rock Star Supernova musician[1]
2007-06-26 Forty Marshas Forty Marshas saxophone, piano, keyboards[1]
2007-07-10 Spoon Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga saxophone[1]
2007-09-10 One Small Step for Landmines One Small Step for Landmines Hammond organ[1]
2008-01-22 The Whigs Mission Control baritone saxophone, tenor saxophone[1]
2008-04-08 P.O.D. When Angels & Serpents Dance keyboards[1]
2008-04-22 Foxboro Hot Tubs Stop Drop and Roll!!! keyboard, saxophone, flute
2008-06-03 Jewel Perfectly Clear mellotron, Hammond organ, Wurlitzer organ, strings[1]
2008-06-23 Fandangle Fly Away keyboards[1]
2008-08-05 Zebrahead Phoenix backing vocals, musician, demo coordinator[1]
2008-08-05 Jimmy Kane A Constant State of Motion piano[1]
2009-04-14 Josh Freese Since 1972 saxophone[2]
2009-04-28 NOFX Coaster keyboards[1]
2009-05-05 Jewel Lullaby producer, mellotron, triangle, accordion, piano[1]
2009-05-15 Green Day 21st Century Breakdown piano[1]
2009-06-02 Candy Now! Candy Now! clarinet[1]
2009-07-07 Death by Stereo Death Is My Only Friend producer, backing vocals, instrumentation, recording engineer, composer[1]
2009-07-07 Yves Klein Blue Ragged & Ecstatic tenor saxophone[1]
2010-06-08 Jewel Sweet and Wild mellotron, glockenspiel[1]
2011-03-22 Green Day Awesome as Fuck keyboards, horns[1]
2011-07-27 Zebrahead Get Nice! producer, instrumentation, pre-production, backing vocals, recording engineer
2012 Vicci Martinez Vicci Keyboards
2012 LIT The View From The Bottom Hammond B3, Piano, Strings
2013 Face To Face Three Chords and a Half Truth Hammond B3, Tenor Sax|-
2014 Gerard Way Hesitant Alien Horn

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba "Jason Freese: Credits". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-10-23. 
  2. ^ Since 1972 (CD liner notes). Josh Freese. Outerscope Records. 2009. 

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