Ron Jackson

Ron Jackson

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Burning Gums Featuring Ron Jackson is a fresh new color on the seemingly endless palette of jazz guitar bands.Their debut album contains 9 exciting tracks showcasing high caliber musicianship expertly navigating between the many styles of music.A sound that will make its mark! A true jam.

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“Burning Gums is Jazz that Burns and Spreads”

Representing three continents, Burning Gums is a fresh new color on the seemingly endless palette of jazz guitar bands. The trio's debut album contains nine exciting tracks showcasing high caliber musicianship expertly navigating between the many styles of music from samba to swing. Interesting compositions and unusual arrangements of classics like So What and Killer Joe will keep listeners pleasantly alert. Norbert Marius’ smooth bass grooves provide solid foundation for guitarist Ron Jackson’s sophisticated improvisations, which are expertly matched by Matsu Hiroyuki’s energetic drumming, all creating the very special sound of Burning Gums. A sound that will make its mark! A true jam.

The Burning Gums is Ron Jackson-Guitar (USA)Norbert Marius-Bass(Hungary) Hiroyuki Matsuura-Drums and Percussion.(Japan)

Ron Jackson is a New York based jazz guitarist, composer, arranger, producer, recording artist, and instructor. He has performed and recorded in over 20 countries as a bandleader and ensemble performer, and is well established in the international jazz scene. Ron has recorded and performed with jazz, blues and World music, greats such as, Taj Majal, Little Anthony and The Imperials, James Spaulding, The Boys Choir of Harlem, The Metro Mass Choir, Mor Thaims Drums of Fire, Irene Reid, Hal Singer, TK Blue, Sarah Dash, Gene Anthony Ray, Cecil Brooks III, TAO, Melvin Rhyne, Jimmy McGriff, 5 Guitars Play Mingus

Norbert Marius began playing upright and electric bass at the age of 14. He studied at the Bartok Bela Jazz Conservatory in Budapest, the Cologne Music Institute, earned numerous scholarships before graduating from Berklee College of Music in 1987.
Since moving to New York City in 1988, Mr. Marius has performed with the Fifth Dimension, Melba Moore, Screaming Headless Torsos, and many others. He has toured the US, Europe and Japan. Besides being a bassist, Norbert is an active composer, and producer of dozens of instrumental and vocal tracks.

Hiroyuki Matsuura has performed and/or recorded with Grammy winning bassist, Hector "Maximo" Rodriguez (Spanish Harlem Orchestra); Grammy winner, Oriente Lopez; multi-platinum producer/musician, Vernon Jeffrey Smith (Whitney Houston, Paula Abdul, Heather Headley, Des’ree, The Family Stand); Grammy nominated R&B/jazz pianist, Marc Cary

Discography

"A Guitar Thing" "Thinking of You", Muse Records
"Song For Luis", Duo with Rufus Reid, Mastermix Records
"Concrete Jungle", co-led with bassist Nicki Parrott, on Airmen Records.
"The Dream I Had" , Roni Music
"Flubby Dubby", Roni Music
"Burning Gums" Roni Music

Set List

RON JACKSON GROUP SET LIST

My set can be 1 long show up to 2 hours long
or 2 50 minute sets
From my new CD"Flubby Dubby"

The Look of You
Technophile
One for Melvin
Flubby Dubby
The Long and Winding Road
Love Ballad
A Calypso Party
Stars Fell On Alabama
Get in the Country