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Jackie Scott & The Housewreckers have local roots that make Hampton Roads home. Coming from varied backgrounds and influences makes for a hot combination of blues and r&b packed with soul when you encounter and fall under the power of Jackie Scott & The Housewreckers.
Jackie has spent the last few years honing her craft as a vocalist and her quest lead her to the steamy windows of Chicago's blues scene. It was in Chicago that Jackie received her baptism into the blues. Musicians and performers, great and small, all freely shared in their wealth of skill, time and talent to help her grow as a blues entertainer. Nellie Travis, Chicago blues woman and Westside bluesman and Howlin' Wolf sidekick, Eddie Shaw, played a major part in mentoring her into the blues Chicago style.
Opening for BB King & Taj Mahal has definitely been a plus . Touring trips to Mississippi, Louisiana & California ,performing at the 2007 & 2010 Chicago Blues Festival , have all played a part in making Jackie Scott & The Housewreckers the ultimate entertainment machine