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Guitars for Everybody - Part IV: "All About Soul"

Wednesday, March 7, 2012
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Ernie Jackson, Guitar

Guitars for Everybody - Part IV:
"All About Soul"

March 7, 2012
1:15 pm

About the Performers

Ernie Jackson - Guitar
A guitarist since the age of 16, Ernie Jackson has been featured in Guitar Player, Guitar World, Guitar for the Practicing Musician, Downbeat, and many other magazine publications. He has studied classical guitar under Ed Brown at Wagner College in Staten Island, NY where he received his BA in music. He was then awarded a graduate scholarship to study classical guitar performance at the Hartt School of Music in Hartford, CT with Richard Provost and Allan Spreistersbach. He furthered his studies in theory at the Manhattan School of Music under the guidance of David Starobin. His other teachers have been Sharon Isbin (Juliard), and Benjamin Verdery (Yale). Mr. Jackson is the author of The Music of Justin Holland (the first African-American classical guitarist), The Everything Guitar Book, and The Guitar Chord Composer. He is also the featured instruction in guitar technique instructional video titled Fingerstyle Funk. In 1992, Mr. Jackson won the "Best Guitarist on Staten Island" competition and in 1995 he won the "Young Artists Competition" at the College of Staten Island on classical guitar. Mr. Jackson is also a sought after music education technology product specialist trainer with Sibelius, Digidesign, Korg-SoundTree, M-Audio, Native Instrucments, and Propellerheads.

When Mr. Jackson is not teaching, he enjoys thinking about it.

QCC Student Performers
The students of the QCC Music Department are made up of Fine Arts Majors with a concentration in music and Music Electronics with a concentration in music production. Today's performers volunteered their talent and most of all - their time.

I would like to thank all them all for their hard work and dedication to making the special performance happen.

QCC Music Department Student Performers
Chul Seung Baik - Drums, percussion
"Interesting Ken" Candelas - Drums
Su Jung Chi - Vocals
Gabriel Daniels - Vocals
Samario Hardy - Bass. Vocals
Mickael Hatrick - Guitar
Ju ahn Kang - Keyboards
Yoon Ho Kim - Guitar
Taylor Korgut - Banjo
Kelena Marshall - Vocals
John Ryan - Vocals, Guitar
Tajahniya Sapp - Vocals (Executive Producer)
Alex Schneider - Concert Stage Manager
Allan Wellington - Drums