The Cross-Eyed Possum started in Prescott, Arizona in 2013. Jason and Jonah began playing music young, sitting around a campfire in their backyard. They recently released their first CD, "Worn Down Car", which can be purchased at their website. The songs on their CD are inspired by the beautiful town which they grew up in and the appreciation for the outdoors that their parents instilled in them. They are also influenced by the Grateful Dead, The Allman Brothers, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, and The Sheepdogs.
Jason Howard currently plays bass in The Cross-Eyed Possum, The Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra, and various jazz combos. He has been studying music, learning various instruments, and writing music with his brother since 2012. He has been playing bass since 2009 and has played bass in many genres including blues rock, jazz, bluegrass/folk, and more. Jason began singing lead vocals for The Cross-Eyed Possum in April of 2016. Last year, Jason was also ranked as the #1 jazz bassist for the state of Arizona. He was also accepted into the Arizona All-State Orchestra for two years on upright bass.
Jonah Howard was introduced to a world of music at an early age as his parents always had great music playing over the stereo. This blossomed this his interest in playing guitar by 2008. Jonah has been playing, performing, and writing with his brother since 2012, and has since developed interests in many genres of music. Jonah has performed with projects producing rock, acoustic, jazz, and more. He was accepted into the Arizona All-State Jazz Band all four years of high school, two of which as the #1 jazz guitarist in the state. He currently plays guitar in The Cross-Eyed Possum, the ASU Concert Jazz Band, and various jazz combos.