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Brandon Jackson

Brandon Jackson

Biography

A Chicago native, Brandon Jackson is a sought-after young composer, orchestrator, copyist, conductor, and musician for film, theater, live performances, and studio work. As a student at the Berklee College of Music, he has worked on hundreds of student-scored films, as well as numerous independent films as a musician, orchestrator, and conductor. Jackson’s work can be heard on the upcoming EP of Beloved King: A Queer Bible Musical, in which he is the orchestrator, as well as the Silver Spring Theater production of She Kills Monsters, where Jackson composed and produced a 100% original score for the play. His debut work, Where The River Ends, is currently underway and will begin to become available to the public in the coming months.

As a musician, Jackson is a proficient string doubler, doubling violin/viola, basses, mandolin, and a host of other stringed instruments. He also plays a host of other random instruments, like the bodhrán, bones, and spoons. Jackson is a multi-genre performer, comfortable with any style including classical, jazz, MT, rock, pop, R&B/Soul, Metal, Celtic, Bluegrass/Country, and folk.

Jackson has had the pleasure of working and/or studying with, Julius Williams, Dr. David Wallace, Mimi Rabson, Jason Anick, Mia Asano, Larry Klein, Sarah Ioannides, Eric Stern, George Monsuer, as well as a host of wonderful artists.

Professional Experience

  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education
  • TV/Film

Regions

  • Boston/New England
  • Chicago/Midwest

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
  • Music Assistant
  • Orchestrator
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Dance Arranger
  • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
  • Music Copyist
  • Music Transcriber
  • Pit Musician (Other)
  • Music Contractor/Coordinator
  • Music Producer/Record Producer
  • Home Studio Whiz
  • Other

My Instruments

  • Bass - electric
  • Bass - upright
  • Drums
  • Mandolin
  • Viola
  • Violin
  • Violin - fiddle
  • Other
  • Bodhrán, Spoons, Bones, Strings Specialist

Software

  • Finale
  • GarageBand
  • Logic
  • MainStage
  • Pro-Tools
  • Sibelius
  • Other

Current HS, College, or Grad Student?

  • Yes

Pronouns

  • He/Him