D.D. Jackson

I am an Emmy Award-winning composer and Juno Award-winning jazz pianist who specializes 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.

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"Quebecite" opera excerpts up on my new website...

Yoon Choi and Dean Bowman performing in my 2003 opera "Quebecite" at the Guelph International Jazz Festival.

Yoon Choi and Dean Bowman performing in my 2003 opera "Quebecite" at the Guelph International Jazz Festival.

I'm admittedly enjoying my "walk down memory lane" as I update my new website. The latest page addition features some excerpts from my jazz opera "Quebecite", which originally premiered several years ago at the Guelph Jazz Festival, and was subsequently broadcast across Canada on CBC Radio. Included is an early demo; a version of one of my pieces by the great Dean Bowman, a couple of tracks from my CD "Serenity Song", and an excerpt from the opera's premiere.