Doug Jackson (musician)

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Doug Jackson
Doug Jackson in concert with Ambrosia on May 24, 2014
Doug Jackson in concert with Ambrosia on May 24, 2014
Background information
BornDallas, Texas
Genresmany
InstrumentsGuitarist, singer
Years active1976–present
LabelsSony/BMG
Associated actsAmbrosia, Kenny Loggins, Gary Wright
Websitehttp://www.dougjacksonguitar.com

Doug Jackson is an American guitarist, singer and educator. He is a current member and guitarist/vocalist for the five-time Grammy Award nominated band Ambrosia. Jackson has released two solo albums, most recently in 2016.

Childhood[edit]

Born in Texas, Jackson grew up in Evergreen, Colorado. He started playing guitar at age 6. He attended the Berklee College of Music.[1]

Music career[edit]

As performer[edit]

Jackson recorded with Roberto Carlos on several recordings in the early 1990s. He released his first solo album, Storm Chaser to good reviews[2] in 1995.

He has performed onstage with numerous notable musicians, including Kenny Loggins, Gary Wright and Al Stewart.

Currently, a member of the band Ambrosia, Jackson tours widely with the group, which he joined in 2000.[3] His second solo album, The Performance, was released in 2016.[4]

As educator[edit]

Doug Jackson is a faculty member of the Conservatory of Music at Biola University in Southern California, having been named to the position in 2002.[5]

As endorser[edit]

Jackson is a current endorser of Reunion Blues music instrument cases and "gig bags."[6] He is a past endorser of Fender Guitars.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on April 19, 2015. Retrieved April 18, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ http://www.dougjacksonguitar.com
  3. ^ http://www.ambrosialive.net/#!the-band/cyhf
  4. ^ http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/dougjackson22
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on April 19, 2015. Retrieved April 18, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ http://reunionblues.com/artist/doug-jackson

External links[edit]

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