Versatile and sophisticated jazz guitarist Ron Jackson has performed, recorded and taught music in over 30
countries. With a varied career as a performer, composer and arranger, Highlights include shows and tours
with artists such as Taj Mahal, Jimmy McGriff, Larry Coryell, Benny Golson, Oliver Lake, Russell Malone and
Mulgrew Miller. Ron has been featured as a leader in jazz festivals all over the world, including the North
Sea Jazz Festival, Edinburgh Jazz Festivals and Winter Jazzfest, NYC.
Born in the Philippines, lived in many states as a kid, then settled in Harvard, Massachusetts, west of
Boston, Ron was initially influenced by rock guitar greats like Jimmy Page, before falling under the spell of
jazz and following the style and career of jazz guitar luminaries like Pat Metheny and George Benson