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]




Here's a reel documenting some of my Emmy Award-winning work as composer for multi-Emmy-Award-winning children's t.v. shows:




Here’s the song for which I received the 2019 daytime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Original Song” (with lyricist Billy Aronson), “A World Made By Friends” from the 8-Emmy-winning show “Peg + Cat” (PBS):


Here's a lovely video by The Ahn Trio featuring my arrangement of "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" I did for their album "Blue", with visuals by Brazilian-Korean visual artist Sun Yeo:



Here's "The Infinity Song" which I composed and arranged (lyrics by Billy Aronson) from "Peg + Cat"'s "The Sam Problem":


And here’s the 3 million+ -viewed theme “Marvie’s Song” for which I composed/produced/performed the music: