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About Tyrone Jackson

About Tyrone Jackson

Artist-in-Residence in Jazz

TyroneJackson2Tyrone Jackson joined the faculty of Kennesaw State University in 2010 teaching jazz piano.  He performs an eclectic blend of classic and contemporary jazz and is an accomplished composer.

Mr. Jackson was born in the birth place of jazz, New Orleans.  He has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New Orleans.  He studied privately with Ellis Marsalis and Mary Ann Bulla.  He has played with Earl Klugh, Melba Moore, Wynton Marsalis, Wes Anderson, and Greg Dawson.  Mr. Jackson toured Italy and Austria with the UNO Jazz Band and Brazil with Michael Ward.  He is a Jazz Compostion Competition winner and a member of the Rialto Jazz Artist Foundation.  His teaching experience ranges from private piano instruction, jazz piano, jazz theory and improvisation.

Mr. Jackson’s CD, “Dedicated,” features 13 creative and original tracks.

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