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]



From July/02 through Aug. /08 I wrote a column that came out every other month in DownBeat magazine called "Living Jazz", about my life at the time as a jazz musician in the context of jazz as a "living", breathing art form. Here are some of my favorite articles: