Ron Jackson is well established as an international jazz performer, having performed in over 30 countries in bands and ensembles. He already has three CDs out under his own name. The current CD, The Dream I Had
, features a new trio, including Joris Teepe on bass and Joris Dudli on drums.
Jackson won the first annual Heritage Guitars International Jazz Guitar Competition in 1996, and many of his recordings have featured prominent sidemen. He has toured the US with other jazz guitarists, and he has played a very active role on the Broadway and studio scene in New York. He performed in pit orchestras of such notable shows as "Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk," "Smokey Joe’s Café," The Life," "Street Corner Symphony," "Rent," "Saturday Night Fever," "Kat and the Kings" and "Fosse." Ron has also written and recorded music for other pop and jazz artists, as well as contributed compositions and recordings to the scores of films "Fly By Night" and "Vulgar."The Dream I Had
is a wonderful collection of modern jazz guitar playing that provides the listener with a medium of rich, dynamic sound. A cool, funky beat. Flowing from quick rhythms to slow, melodious harmonies, it’s an excellent acoustic backdrop to anyone’s domestic environment. Jackson uses his international music know-how, and combines many flavors to produce this collection of eclectic tunes.