Paul Jackson, Jr.

Jazz fusion, Musical Artist

1959 –

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Who is Paul Jackson, Jr.?

Paul Milton Jackson, Jr. is a fusion/urban jazz composer, arranger, producer and guitarist. He was born and raised in Los Angeles. Jackson knew by the age of fifteen that he wanted to become a professional musician. He attended the University of Southern California, majoring in music.

In addition to being a recording artist in his own right, Jackson is also highly accomplished L.A. session player, with a career spanning multiple decades. He has supported artists ranging from Michael Jackson to the Temptations, Whitney Houston, Thomas Anders, Patti LaBelle and Luis Miguel, to rockers such as Chicago and Elton John, to jazz-oriented players such as George Duke, George Benson, Dave Koz, Al Jarreau, David Benoit, Marcus Miller and Kirk Whalum, and to Christian artists such as Leon Patillo and Don Moen.

In 2013 it was revealed he contributed to several tracks on the album, Random Access Memories by Daft Punk and UK based singer songwriter Birdy's second album "Fire Within"

Jackson can be seen playing guitar in a wide variety of styles on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno and American Idol.

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Born
Dec 30, 1959
Los Angeles
Also known as
  • Jackson, Paul, Jr.
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Southern California

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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