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Who is he?

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The name Tyrone Jackson is quickly becoming synonymous with the quintessential jazz piano player. His boundless creativity coupled with subtle accompaniments, has Tyrone poised for national recognition.

Born in the New Orleansí cradle of jazz, Jackson embodies the spirit of the Crescent City. The blends of jazz, funk and afro-carribean melodies are ever present in his work. But of course, musicians are never solely influenced by themselves. Jacksonís teachers are a virtual Who’s Who of great jazz piano players ranging from Ellis Marsalis, Kevin Bales to gospel legend Moses Hogan.

In addition to his composition skills, the jazz wonder is most known for his compelling solos. Jackson’s improvisational skills allow him to become a part of the song whether he softly highlights ballads or tears through fast-paced standards.

Jackson has performed with Earl Klugh, Melba Moore, Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Wycliffe Gordon, Vincent Gardner, Joe Lovano, Dave Douglas, Wes Anderson, Greg Dawson, Jennifer Holliday, Karen Briggs, Clay Jenkins, Russell Gunn, David Sanchez, Damaris Carbough, Russell Malone, Marcus Miller along with opening for Esperanza Spaulding, Gerald Albright, Spyro Gyra and the Crusaders, and Chaka Kahn. He also toured Italy and Austria with the UNO Jazz Band; toured Brazil with Michael Ward; Toured Thule,Greenland and performed with FutureMan (Roy Wooton) in Mableton, Ga.

His latest CD “Another Voyage” is his second solo release and first CD with label Hot Shoe Records. His songs are currently played with much acclaim to worldwide audiences on XM 70 Satellite radio. Jackson was also
featured in Jazziz Magazine and selected articles in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Currently Tyrone Jackson is a professor at Kennesaw State University where is the artist in residence and teaches a muriad of classes including: Jazz Improvisation II & III, Applied Jazz Piano, Group Jazz Piano.
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Music

"Dedicated"
The new jazz cd by Tyrone Jackson. This is Tyrone at his finest-creative composition, wonderful collaborations and technical mastery. Use the CD baby link to purchase the CD.
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iTunes
You can now download my CD song by song for 99 cents or download the entire CD for $9.99!

“Another Voyage”
Tyrone's newest release on Hot Shoe Records provides an excursion for the listener. 11 tracks take you to aural bliss as you travel with the musicians on an improvisational safari. Enjoy.

“Melody in Nede Suite for Jazz Quartet”
Melody in Nede is a multi-movement composition that tells a fictitious story about four musicians who discover “Melody” a woman, as well as the most important element of music. The love for “Melody” pits two musicians against each other in this musical tale.

featuring:
Tyrone Jackson - Piano
Tommy Sauter - Bass
Kinah Boto - Drums
Mace Hibbard - Sax
Suzanne Smith-Wigfall - Narrator

Buy the CD here.
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