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]

My Hunter College students visited by the horn section of The Roots :-)

 (pictured: vocalist Sarina Mordukhayeva and Alfredo Hernandez on bass with The Roots horn players Ian Hendrickson-Smith and Dave Guy)

Saxist Ian Hendrickson-Smith and trumpeter Dave Guy (horn section from The Roots) jamming and playing killer horns with my students (pictured: vocalist Sarina Mordukhayeva and Alfredo Hernandez on bass) during the Final Concert (Spring semester) of the Hunter Pop Combos class I direct, this past Tuesday :-):