FEATURE ARTIST: NIC JACKSON
Nic Jackson is at the prime of his life. With no need for a stage name, the breakthrough artist stands above the rest with his soulful voice, breathtaking melodies, and tasteful instrumentation. He attributes his music style to legends such as Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Prince, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson, Tower of Power, Brian McKnight, Sharon Jackson (his mother) and his Aunt Janice Marie Johnson of the Grammy Award-winning group, A Taste of Honey. Nic applies his inspiration to being genuine within his music and his performances. His lyrics portray life through his eyes. As each situation moves him, Nic incorporates his own life lessons into his music to reach out to his listeners.
Nic has dedicated his life to his passion, and is now focusing on his songwriting, live performances, and getting his music heard.
Since September of 2005, Nic Jackson has been based in Los Angeles, California. While living in L.A., Jackson has wasted no time achieving his musical aspirations. From 2005 to 2007, Jackson went to Musicians Institute where he studied vocals and piano. While studying at MI, Nic started performing around town with his newly formed band at various venues in and around L.A. such as Malia in Santa Monica, The Knitting factory, The Vine Street Lounge, The Gig, The Joint, The Derby, El Cid, Howl at The Moon, BB King’s, and many others. When not headlining his own shows, Nic can be found performing with various entertainment agencies, singing at holiday parties, corporate events, and weddings. Nic has also been seen as an entertainer at Universal Studios Hollywood, which has allowed him to gain exposure and experience. Nic Jackson utilizes every opportunity he has to let the community hear the gift of music that he’s been given.
Some other awards and accomplishments of Mr. Jackson include a national Mazda commercial that aired on Monday Night Football, an appearance at the renowned Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, he performed onstage with the legendary Stevie Wonder at his annual House Full of Toys Christmas Concert at the Nokia Theatre. Nic was asked to perform as a background singer for the very talented singer/actress, Naturi Naughton (Notorious, Fame, 3OW) on Entertainment Tonight. Most recently, Mr Jackson finished recording a vocal spot for a national McDonald’s campaign.
Whether it’s singing his own songs, singing for other people, composing at the piano, or acting on a Hollywood set, Nic Jackson is a performer and a worker. Nic continuously gives his all to being as real as the music that he produces. His ultimate goal is touching generations of listeners with his work and seeing his hits played long after their first release.
NIC’S NEW SINGLE “Ain’t Good For Me” AVAILABLE on iTunes!!