Ed Jackson Quintet featuring James Weidman
Saturday, June 24, 2023
Ed is an accomplished saxophonist & active jazz player on the NY & International scene. Ed Jackson’s dynamic sound encompasses both the tradition and future of jazz. His versatility enables him to move within the various styles of jazz while at the same time maintaining a unique sound and direction.
Ed Jackson‘s wide range of styles is evident in the musicians he has worked and recorded with which include Roy Haynes, George Cables, Tom Browne, The Fatback Band, Melba Moore, Bobby Watson Big Band, T.S. Monk, The Jackson Brothers Quartet, Illinois Jacquet,The Count Basie Band, Jaki Byard, Ran Blake, Sam Rivers, Weldon Irvine, Bernard Wright, Tom Varner, Ty Stephens and SoulJaazz. He is also the founder of the world-renowned 29th Street Saxophone Quartet, an internationally acclaimed group he has extensively recorded and toured with.
Ed is a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music and received the Selmer Company Award for Outstanding Saxophonist.
Our featured pianist James Weidman has been a sideman and accompanist in many settings over the past 30+ years. James has also proven to be an increasingly significant bandleader and composer/arranger. His latest recording on Inner Circle Music “Spiritual Impressions” has garnered critical acclaim.
Register to get your streaming pass and join us at the Jackson Room for a live performance with the Ed Jackson Quintet on Saturday, . There will be 2 shows 7:00pm EST and 8:30 pm EST. Ed Jackson will have his full band including James Weidman on Piano, Bill Moring on Bass, Alvester Garnett on drums, Ed Jackson on Saxophone