D.D. Jackson

I am a two-time Emmy Award-winning composer, and Juno Award-winning jazz pianist and educator. As a composer, I specialize in writing, arranging, and producing memorable, custom-made music for t.v., film & other media. I consider myself an "artistic problem solver": I strive to get to the essential conceptual truth of what the client is looking for - and to express it in a creative and supportive way. [READ MORE] or [BIO]

Reflections on the birth of my new son Jarrett in Podcast #19

Who is that mysterious creature you might ask? On Sept. 16th, 2006 my wife Liz and I joined the notorious ranks of those who simply can't resist posting baby photos, as our son Jarrett Jackson (named, of course, after pianist Keith Jarrett) was finally born. Hear my reflections on this momentous event in our lives on Podcast #19, along with my thoughts on the four elements one needs to "make it" in the music business, plus a "bonus track" featuring John Scofield's current vocalist Dean Bowman performing an original composition of mine. Just click on "D.D. Jackson's Living Jazz Podcast #19" (right)...