Jeremy Jackman

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Jeremy Jackman is a UK choral director, composer and arranger, and formerly a counter-tenor of the King's Singers.


Jackman was a chorister at St Paul's Cathedral. He trained at the Royal College of Music and Hull University.[1]

In 1973 he began a short lived teaching career at Morley Grammar School in Leeds.

He joined The King's Singers in 1980,[2] later returning to work as a choral conductor and director. He was chorus master to the Belfast Philharmonic Choir (1991–97), the London Philharmonic Choir (1992–94), and is currently the musical director of the English Baroque Choir[3] and the Cecilian Singers,[4] and the chorusmaster of OSJ Voices.[5] He also conducts on a freelance basis as well as providing masterclasses for choral groups.


His brothers are Andrew Pryce Jackman (keyboardist and arranger with The Syn and Chris Squire) and Gregg Jackman (sound engineer and producer who has worked with Yes and Barclay James Harvest). His father, Bill Jackman, played clarinet on "When I'm Sixty-Four" on The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.


Blackadder II[edit]

While a member of the a cappella vocal group The King's Singers, Jeremy Jackman sang the counter-tenor at the end of each episode of the second series of Blackadder.[6]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Jeremy Jackman biography Retrieved 16 February 2017
  2. ^ New York Times 1988 Retrieved 15 January 2011.
  3. ^ English Baroque Choir Retrieved 16 February 2017
  4. ^ Cecilian Singers Retrieved 16 February 2017
  5. ^ Orchestra of St John's Retrieved 16 February 2017
  6. ^ Comment from Howard Goodall on H2G2 Sep 6, 2002 Retrieved 8 October 2015.