For those of you in the New York City area, The D.D. Jackson Trio (D.D. Jackson - pianist/composer); Dafnis Prieto - drums and Ugonna Okegwo - bass will be appearing for one night only in New York City at the Jazz Gallery on Tues. Nov. 1rst at 9 and 10:30 pm. They will be playing material from a new Justin Time CD they'll be recording shortly in conjunction with D.D.'s upcoming Artistshare website. The Jazz Gallery is at: 290 Hudson Street (between Spring and Dominick Streets) in lower Manhattan. Tel. for reservations: 212-242-1063. More info: http://jazzgallery.org
- Also, D.D.'s latest D.D. Jackson's Living Jazz Podcast" is up for those interested at:
These Podcasts are freely available for anyone with a computer (no actual Ipod required!) and are an extension of the column he writes for Down Beat magazine, in which he explores his life as a jazz musician.
The latest (Podcast #10) includes a discussion about virtual instruments including an interview with Gary Garritan and Tom Hopkins, the creators of Garritan Personal Orchestra .
You can also subscribe to the Podcast via the free software program ITunes (Mac or PC), so that this and any future podcasts can be automatically downloaded. To do so, make sure you've installed the latest version (6.0) from http://www.itunes.com (it will also work if you have at least version 4.9 or above); then from within ITunes click on Podcasts" towards the left; click on the Advanced" menu along the top and choose Subscribe to Podcast"; and paste the following text exactly as it appears:
and click Ok".