Episode 114: Andrew Jackson – Artistic Director / TD Halifax Jazz Festival


Andrew Jackson is a Juno Award-winning trombonist and composer based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. His versatility and unique sound have made him one of the Maritimes first-call players.

Jackson keeps a busy playing schedule with many of the premiere artists in Halifax spanning a variety of styles, including Roxy & The Underground Soul Sound, Erin Costelo, David Myles (with whom he won a Juno Award for Instrumental Album of the Year), Classified, Aquakultre, Jerry Granelli and many more.

Since 2017 Andrew has been the musical curator for the TD Halifax Jazz Festival, for which he received the 2019 “Promoter of the Year” award at the Music Nova Scotia Awards. Starting in 2015, Andrew has also been the creator and host of “The Outer Edge” on CKDU 88.1FM, which received the 2021 Radio Program of the Year at the Music Nova Scotia Awards.

Check him out @andrew.jacksonmusic


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