Ed is an accomplished saxophonist & active jazz player on the NY & International scene
Ed Jackson’s dynamic sound encompasses both the tradition and future of jazz. His versatility enables him to
move within the various styles of jazz while at the same time maintaining a unique sound and direction.
Ed Jackson’s wide range of styles is evident in the musicians he has worked and recorded with which include
Roy Haynes, George Cables, The Fatback Band, Melba Moore, Bobby Watson Big Band, T.S. Monk, The
Jackson Brothers Quartet, Illinois Jacquet, Weldon Irvine, The Count Basie Band, Donald Blackman, Bernard
Wright, Jaki Byard, Ran Blake, Sam Rivers, Tom Varner, Ty Stephens and SoulJaazz. He is also the founder of
the world-renowned 29th Street Saxophone Quartet, an internationally acclaimed group he has extensively
recorded and toured with.