Gordon Lane - Drums
Produced by guitar great and mentor Melvin Sparks, Ron's new CD Flubby Dubby",Roni Music, with his Hammond organ group is recorded live featuring his soul-jazz originals and arrangements. Flubby Dubby" is reminiscent of the funky James Brown groups with saxophonist Maceo Parker and the group Soul Live.
Ron Jackson is a New York based guitarist, composer, arranger, producer, recording artist, and instructor. He has performed and recorded in over 20 countries as a bandleader and ensemble performer. Ron’s style of guitar playing and compositions is a blend of jazz, and other American styles such as soul, rhythm and blues, pop that is influenced by his roots in the Phillipines. Ron has 5 CD's as a leader and has recorded and performed with Taj Majal, Mingus Guitar Orchestra, Benny Golson, Randy Weston, Ron Carter, Oliver Lake, Jaki Byard, Jimmy Cobb, Rufus Reid, Larry Coryell, Jeff Tain" Watts, Bernard Purdie, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Hank Jones, Gary Bartz, John Hicks,Olantunji, The Boys Choir of Harlem, to name a few. Ron is a faculty member at the of The New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Wachovia Jazz For Teens Program, Music Outreach, The Brooklyn Conservatory and The New York Pops Create A Symphony Program. He has taught and lectured at And the Prins Claus Conservatoire, New Comes to Groningen" program in The Netherlands, Duke University, The National Summer Guitar Workshop Jazz Summit, The New School, New York University, at Jazzmobile, as well as in clinics in France, Escuela Creativa Musica, Madrid Spain, The United Kingdom, Australia and Portugal. Ron endorses Seymour Duncan pickups, Thomastik-Infeld Strings, Heritage Guitars and Aria Guitars.