Episode 139: 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 Maritime’s first-call players.

The conversation with Andrew Jackson, artistic director of the Halifax Jazz Festival, covers topics such as booking artists, selecting venues, and the importance of donations.

The main highlight is the upcoming performance by Killer Mike. The festival aims to offer a variety of genres and engage different audiences.

Andrew Jackson discusses the role of an artistic director and the process of selecting artists for the festival. The conversation also touches on the support of sponsors and the need for donations to keep the festival affordable.

Andrew also shares his own musical projects and plans for after the festival.

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