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Chase Jackson Trio
October 1, 2019
Chase Jackson Trio

Chase Jackson, Marimba and Compositions; Owen Clapp, Acoustic Bass; Michael Quigg, Drums and Cymbal

Alone Together       Arthur Schwartz

Common Tones      Chase Jackson

Sun Spots                Chase Jackson

North                       Chase Jackson

Fee Fi Foe Fum     Wayne Shorter

Vocabularies        Chase Jackson

Nardis                    Miles Davis

Shades                 Chase Jackson

Perpetual            Chase Jackson

Amelia                Joni Mitchell

HumSong         Ambrose Akinmusire

Chase Jackson is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, music producer and educator based in Los Angeles, CA. Born in Oakland, California, Chase Jackson began playing the vibraphone and marimba at an early age at jam sessions with local musicians. As a student at Berkeley High School, Jackson was awarded numerous outstanding soloist and composer awards at state and national music competitions. Chase studied jazz composition and performance at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Political Science at Oberlin College and completed his masters in music at the University Of Southern California.

Chase has performed his original music throughout Europe, Asia, and the United States at venues including the Monterey Jazz Festival, Montreux Jazz Festival, Ronnie Scot’s, Yoshi’s, and The Blue Note. As a jazz composer and improviser he has performed with jazz innovators and masters Robin Eubanks, Sean Jones, Russell Ferrante, Bob Mintzer, Joshua Redman, Ambrose Akinmusire, Geoffrey Keezer, Gary Novak, Steve Turre, Calvin Keys, Justin Faulkner, Leo Blanco, Jamey Haddad, Rufus Reid, Chris Thile and Gary Bartz. He has also had his music placed on major TV networks including The CW, MTV & TNT.

Chase currently lives in Los Angeles where he is involved in a multitude of original projects that include modern jazz, film music, live electronic music and working with artists in a wide range of genres including acoustic folk, pop, hip-hop, and R&B. Chase regularly performs on vibraphone, marimba, guitar, bass, and keyboards. Through all these projects, Chase aims to combine his experience with musical tradition with the spirit of innovation and exploration.