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He's a father and he just wrapped up the first season -- TV smash hit Nashville on ABC.
Not everyone else imagine it's just you need that studio.
They're calling -- -- if you want.
-- -- For people -- have come to yourself.
Actor musician Jonathan Jackson joins us this morning on the -- couched in nineteen John event.
-- many people know you from general hospital.
You played lucky you were the son of Luke and Laura right yeah I have a right -- -- -- -- I'm I'm old enough to remember the wedding yeah Laura.
But then you came on the show and you think this great transition.
From soap opera to prime time tell us about Michelle.
Nashville is just.
It's a dream come chairman I've been acting man doing music for.
Of a long time probably about twenty years and this is the first time.
Found a role that's music and acting which is just incredible -- and.
This is a soap opera as well yeah excited sometimes he just like -- -- sits just at night.
Yeah and it's very realistic I'm sure you've heard about this sub Brad Paisley has referred to when he's watching it Nashville he says -- because he's.
You know he has been -- for a while this -- I can't watch it it's really good but it's disturbing to me too close to what I do.
I think so I you know under the -- of the city has embraced the show has been an incredible on.
I you know none of the CMA is them all these different.
Award shows and parties in Nashville and to see.
The songwriting community in the musicians.
Receives -- brand talk about a minute and thank.
It what I'm amazed at what I'm watching it and it's huge hit in my house I look -- the same.
What a great idea how -- this has been thought of sooner than -- -- -- drama music everybody wants to be the band to country music is hot as heck yeah I think you hit the mix of music.
With the drama behind the scene since it was said the same thing in honor of the script -- how has this happened.
But honestly I think it's just it took the right people you know -- curry is that the writer you know she's an Academy Award.
Winning writer from penalties.
And -- that T bone Burnett in the music and I think when you have those two.
Behind the project you know would you give an -- this and you don't have to get past -- why don't all the musicians get the groups do we know this yet decided just to work on this.
-- -- I couldn't it.
We're coming up on -- and you're -- directly and you've got a woman because you're -- he has three children.
But you're also.
A rock star starts you have Jonathan Jackson and the U -- -- about the ban.
Yeah how well you know I've been playing music with -- nation for.
Probably close to ten years now my brother Richard -- Jackson as a drummer so we -- playing music together.
And then -- -- elsewhere friends bass player and I -- we've just been.
You know -- around for years and then the whole Nashville thing sort of and a shot in the arm for the music so it's it's exciting and you actually live in Nashville yeah actually love Nashville I love national it's amazing I'm never in nine years of -- what I thought that I would be.
Living in Tennessee but I love that much he has -- shot right there yeah yeah it's.
-- -- -- -- -- continued success to you Jonathan Jackson actor musician it -- and -- tonight.
I don't know I know that's not as was before but will be beginning season to mid July -- the middle start airing in the fall.
-- -- -- Any red -- wife was on the show and yes you can't control where he was talking about be in between you know kind of between visualize him as and the star music -- are actually get some army -- -- so -- -- Julius isn't just -- to go -- mean.
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