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Senior Airman Jamie Teachenor

Jamie Teachenor is a Multi-Platinum singer/songwriter and producer who has had songs recorded by many mainstream Country Music artists, such as, Luke Bryan, Trace Adkins, Montgomery Gentry, Blaine Larsen, Collin Raye, Trisha Yearwood, Craig Campbell, Joey + Rory, Kevin Denney, Gwen Sebastian, Gretchen Wilson, and Vince Gill. As an artist, Jamie has contributed to a number of top 10 albums, including vocals for Blake Shelton's RIAA Gold and Platinum certified albums, "The Dreamer," and "Loaded: The Best of Blake Shelton," and in 2010, Jamie released the single, "Never Gonna Stand for This," as Teachenor Clark.

Teachenor has had the privilege of performing for millions on ABC's "Good Morning America," the CBS "Early Show," Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends," multiple times at the "Grand Ole Opry," CMT, GAC, the Miss Teen America Pageant, RFD TV, CNN, MSNBC, PBS, and many of the major radio stations all around the world.  In 2013, Jamie was a special guest performer with Jerry Lee Lewis on the SiriusXM broadcast, "Up Close and Personal," live from Beale Street. Jerry Lee asked him back to be the sole performer for his 78th birthday bash. Teachenor has been featured in many widely-known publications such as, Billboard Magazine, Rolling Stone, People Magazine, USA Today, Country Weekly, Roughstock, The Boot,,,; and his songs have been in multiple movies and books, including "Chicken Soup for the Soul," Country Music Edition (2013) and was a featured artist in the 2013 Tennessee Vacation Guide.

Jamie has released 3 solo albums; "The Departure," (2012) "Waiting Room - EP," (2013), charting in both the US and UK), and "Lo-Fidelity" under the name, "Lo-Fi" (2014), producing 2 top 10 singles in the US and Europe--"Vintage Heart" (featuring Vince Gill) which was also a top 25 single in Japan, and "When You're Over Me."  In 2016, Teachenor released his first acoustic single to radio titled, "Suitcases."  Jamie has memorabilia on display in the International Rock-a-Billy Hall of Fame, the Clement Railroad Museum's "Heritage in Music" exhibit, and is spotlighted as a "Tennessee Iconic Musician" by the Southern Museum of Music.

In the summer of 2015, Jamie was offered the position as lead vocalist for the United States Air Force Academy Band's Wild Blue Country, and is currently touring, promoting public relations and raising troop morale through television, radio, and public performances.  The USAF named Teachenor "Outstanding New Public Affairs Musician of the Year" for 2015 and in early 2016, as part of Wild Blue Country, Teachenor recorded the first fully original album in military history for the Air Force, titled, "Here We Are," comprised entirely of original songs written and produced by Teachenor.

Teachenor is the son of Rock-A-Billy Hall of Famer, Jim Teachenor and is married to best-selling author/novelist, Jen Teachenor.  He and Jen have two lovely children, Charlie & Lily.  In addition to music, Teachenor is also an accomplished artist/painter. His works of Abstract & Expressionism is displayed in galleries and art collections around the world.  Jamie has been described by renowned Rolling Stone contributor & music editor, Larry Nager, as "The arrival of a strikingly original talent," and describing Teachenor's own piano-based version of Southern Indie Soul Rock, states he is, "full of raw emotion and unrivaled conviction," "Teachenor has truly been given a genre-less gift."

1. August 2015 - Present, The USAF Academy Band, Peterson AFB, CO

1999-2000 Associate Of Arts in General Studies - Oakland City University
2015-2017 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration:Management - Oakland City University

Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Recognition Ribbon
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

First Term Airman Course (FTAC) Sharp Airman Award, 2015
First Term Airman Course (FTAC) Beast Excellence Award 2015
USAFA Airman of the 4th Quarter, 2015 - (Squadron Level)
Outstanding Public Affairs New Musician of the Year 2015 (Air Force Level)
Team PETE Airman of the 1st Quarter, 2016 - (Squadron Level & Wing Level)
USAFA Musician of the 3rd Quarter, 2016 - (Squadron Level)
Team PETE Airman of the Year, 2016 - (Squadron Level)