Jackson Evans is a versatile guitarist with a performance resume that includes jazz combos, big bands, pit orchestras, rock, funk, blues, and solo guitar. A surprising blend of these styles emerges in his playing.
Jackson holds a Bachelor’s of Music with an emphasis in guitar performance from Utah State. He has studied with many great jazz guitarists including Barry Greene, Steve Masakowski and Chris Rosenberg and has performed with Ben Tucker (Bassist-Wes Montgomery, Grant Greene, Keeny Burell, Etc.), Mike Christiansen (Mel Bay Author), the Equinox Jazz Orchestra and many other outstanding musicians. In addition to playing, Jackson is also a published songwriter and lyricist.
As a teacher Jackson has spent the last six years maintaining a full private studio. He has instructed collegiate courses in beginning and intermediate guitar, performed clinics and seminars, and served as a mentor in public schools. Currently, Jackson houses his teaching studio at Portman’s Southeast Music Academy in Savannah, Georgia.