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Jackson Rohm
Bornc. 1971
OriginJamestown, New York, U.S.
Died (aged 51)
GenresCountry, pop
Occupation(s)Singer
Instrument(s)Vocals, guitar
Websitehttp://www.jacksonrohm.com

Jackson Rohm (c. 1971 – January 24, 2023) was an American country and pop musician.

Early life

Rohm was born in Jamestown, New York.[1] He graduated from Southwestern High School in West Ellicott, New York, in 1989.[2] He considered attending Cornell University and the University of Virginia before accepting a track scholarship to Miami University.[3] He was a member of the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity as an undergraduate.

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Jamestown, New York

Jamestown, New York

Jamestown is a city in southern Chautauqua County, in the U.S. state of New York. The population was 28,712 at the 2020 census. Situated between Lake Erie to the north and the Allegheny National Forest to the south, Jamestown is the largest population center in the county. Nearby Chautauqua Lake is a freshwater resource used by fishermen, boaters, and naturalists.

Jamestown West, New York

Jamestown West, New York

Jamestown West is a census-designated place (CDP) located near Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York, United States. Also known as West Ellicott because of its location in the Town of Ellicott, the area population was 2,408 as of the 2010 census.

Cornell University

Cornell University

Cornell University is a private Ivy League statutory land-grant research university based in Ithaca, New York. Founded in 1865 by Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White, Cornell was founded with the intention to teach and make contributions in all fields of knowledge – from the classics to the sciences, and from the theoretical to the applied. These ideals are captured in Cornell's founding principle, an 1868 quotation from founder Ezra Cornell:I would found an institution where any person can find instruction in any study.

University of Virginia

University of Virginia

The University of Virginia (UVA) is a public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia. Founded in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson, the university is ranked among the top academic institutions in the United States, with highly selective admission. Set within the Academical Village, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the university is referred to as a "Public Ivy" for offering an academic experience similar to that of an Ivy League university. It is known in part for certain rare characteristics among public universities such as its historic foundations, student-run honor code, and secret societies.

Track and field

Track and field

Track and field is a sport that includes athletic contests based on running, jumping, and throwing skills. The name is derived from where the sport takes place, a running track and a grass field for the throwing and some of the jumping events. Track and field is categorized under the umbrella sport of athletics, which also includes road running, cross country running and racewalking.

Miami University

Miami University

Miami University is a public research university in Oxford, Ohio. The university was founded in 1809, making it the second-oldest university in Ohio and the 10th oldest public university in the United States. The school's system comprises the main campus in Oxford, as well as regional campuses in nearby Hamilton, Middletown, and West Chester. Miami also maintains an international boarding campus, the Dolibois European Center in Differdange, Luxembourg. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".

Alpha Delta Phi

Alpha Delta Phi

Alpha Delta Phi (ΑΔΦ), commonly known as Alpha Delt, ADPhi, A-Delt, or ADP, is a North American Greek-letter social college fraternity. Alpha Delta Phi was originally founded as a literary society by Samuel Eells in 1832 at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. Its more than 50,000 alumni include former presidents and senators of the United States, and justices of the Supreme Court.

Career

Rohm released his first full-length CD, Twisted & Misguided, in 2000. His second CD, 2001's Sink or Swim, has a modern rock sound.[4]

In 2003, Rohm released Red Light Fever, which included a cover of Concrete Blonde's "Joey".[5]

Rohm released his fourth CD, Four on the Floor, in 2006. The title track was written as a tribute to a fellow musician who was killed in a motor vehicle accident.[6][7]

In 2008, Rohm released his fifth CD, Long Way From Moving On. This represented a departure from the pop/rock feel of his first four releases and a venture into the country music genre. It was described as "[Rohm's] best work yet," as he "[seems] most comfortable in the country music mode."[8]

Rohm opened for acts including Edwin McCain and Sister Hazel.[9]

In 2010, his Nashville-recorded album Acoustic Sessions was released, containing acoustic renditions of some of his previously released songs as well as five new songs.

Returning to his rock roots with producer Aaron Thompson, Rohm recorded the 12-song compilation Blindsided in Atlanta, Georgia, featuring upbeat tracks "Blue Skies and Butterflies" and "Superglue", as well as the title track, a ballad written for his wife, whom he married that year.

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Personal life and death

Rohm lived in San Francisco, California and Rosemary Beach, Florida.[1]

Rohm died on January 24, 2023, at the age of 51.[10]

Source: "Jackson Rohm", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2023, January 29th), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_Rohm.

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References
  1. ^ a b Jackson Rohm – 10 questions
  2. ^ Jackson Rohm Will Play Starbucks This Saturday. Dean, Nicholas L. The Post-Journal. 17 March 2008.
  3. ^ Main event July 14th features two with Miami ties. Devine, Ray. The Oxford Press. 6 July 2007.
  4. ^ Music Review Ruberto, Toni. The Buffalo News. December 2001.
  5. ^ CD Baby: JACKSON ROHM: Red Light Fever
  6. ^ A Floating Debut – Jackson Rohm To Play Tonight At Chautauqua Lake Idol. Dean, Nicholas L. The Post-Journal. 28 July 2008.
  7. ^ Benefit Event For Rod Welling Set For Sunday At Village Casino In Bemus Point. Dean, Nicholas L. The Post-Journal. 23 May 2008.
  8. ^ CD Review: Jackson Rohm – Long Way From Moving On Silvestri, Bob. BestOfWNY.com.
  9. ^ Jackson Rohm – Long Way From Moving On Archived July 5, 2008, at the Wayback Machine Pantsios, Anastasia. Cleveland Free Times. 23 April 2008.
  10. ^ "Robert Jackson Rohm". The Post-Journal. January 27, 2023. Retrieved January 29, 2023.

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