jackson d.

jackson d.

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With experience playing in various bands from free-jazz to hip-hop to classical, jackson d. has been building a name for himself as an experimental hip-hop producer and musician throughout Canada.

Biography

Ping ponging back and forth between Montreal and Toronto, jackson d. has been building a name for himself as an experimental hip-hop producer and musician. With influences ranging from electroacoustic composers such as John Cage and Pierre Schaeffer to hip-hop artists such as J Dilla and Atmosphere, he employs a unique blend of organic vinyl samples, electronic sounds and field recordings.

With various independant releases under his belt, jackson d. continues to play shows throughout Canada and create music, while studying Electroacoustic Composition and Intermedia Art at Concordia University in Montreal. Having collaborated/played with many different artists and being involved in various musical and artistic projects, this up and coming artist explores all genres and compositional techniques.

Discography

Solo projects include: Verb!, Commotion at 2:41, Shades of Red, A Cast for a Broken Bone a Thought for a Smile, Mattress (on cassette) among others...

Set List

Having never played the same set twice, jackson d. includes a healthy balance of free improvisation and live renditions of studio works for every show. Sets usually range from half an hour to an hour, however, depending on the context he can go much longer or shorter.