D.D. Jackson

I am an 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]




I recently had a great time talking with Nikhil Hogan on his excellent podcast, about my entire career. We cover in depth my education, studying with Jaki Byard and Don Pullen, my Emmy-winning work for television, my CD"s as leader (including my major label debut "..so far", working with Questlove and The Roots, and more: