Musical Prodigy Has Recorded Her Debut Album
DMN Newswire--2008-8-25--Singer/songwriter and musical
prodigy Jacqueline Nassar has recorded her debut album
at Ardent Studios in Memphis, with producer and engineer
Pete Matthews, assisted by Nick Redmond. The gifted
17 year-old native of Clarksdale, Mississippi, has been
playing guitar since the age of 8 and has won numerous
awards and commendations for her astonishing abilities.
Nassar graduated from the Arts and Education Program
at the Delta Blues Museum in 2000 as Most Outstanding
Student. While with the band "Blues Prodigy,"
she won the WC Handy Kids Foundation Award. An ambitious
performer, she has opened in concert for B.B. King,
Rebecca Lynn Howard, and numerous others. Nassar wrote,
sang, and played all of the instruments on her MySpace
In 2004, Nassar won the first Robert Johnson Foundation
"Youth Achievement Award," presented by Morgan
Freeman and Robert Johnson's grandson, Steve Johnson.
At the ceremony, she was presented with a Robert Johnson
L-1 guitar by the Gibson Guitar Corporation.