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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"CANADIAN INSPIRATIONS"
 

I had the pleasure of doing a series of annual solo piano concerts at the Barrie Jazz Festival over several years covering a wide range of musical subject matter. Here are some excerpts from one such concert, entitled "Canadian Inspirations" - my take on the music associated with or written by Canadian artists, plus a couple of originals from what was originally my "A Canadian in New York" suite, commissioned by Celebrate Brooklyn. Also included at the end are a couple of tracks I recorded for CBC radio in tribute to fellow Ottawa native Alanis Morrissette: