CUTTINGS & COMMENTS
These are some (mostly nice) things people have said about me:
"One of the most interesting jazz vocalists and composers to emerge on the British scene in recent years, Jackson can flit between ballads and rapid-fire scatting in the blink of an eye."
THE DAILY TELEGRAPH
"One of Britain's finest jazz musicians and singers."
Michael Wilson, JAZZ FM
"a genuine jazz talent . . . it is safe to say he has a bright future." JAZZ JOURNAL
"Proving that he can live up to the hype." METRO
" ... Jackson’s expert pianisms a pleasure to observe." JAZZWISE
"Jackson has successfully taken the art of song writing and placed it firmly into the jazz genre." JAZZ IN EUROPE
"Listen out for Jackson's beguiling songwriting skills delivered via his strong earthy vocals and alluring charm." TIME OUT LONDON
"Shoeless and the Girl is as close to perfection as a debut will ever be." Mike Gates, UKVIBE
"Shoeless and the Girl is an old-fashioned kind of record. That's "old-fashioned" as in melodic, swinging, understated, lyrically engaging—old-fashioned in a really good way." ALL ABOUT JAZZ
"Vocalist Theo Jackson leads his band from the piano, with a confidence and assurance that comes from being a true musician, and the trust and knowledge that the other guys on the stand are too." LONDON JAZZ NEWS
"Theo Jackson is fast establishing himself as a force to be reckoned with on the Jazz scene." Martin Slidel, WHATS ON LONDON
"Soulful, earthy vocal-led jazz from this impressive young singer with a powerful yet subtle voice, Jackson also has a knack of penning Stevie Wonder-esque originals that avoid the usual crooner clichés. . . Jackson's one to watch out for." TIME OUT LONDON
"Smooth jazz tones and unmissable piano skills. . . The talented Theo Jackson has been praised for his versatility in piano and vocals as well as his terrific showmanship. Not to be missed."