Tuesday, May 31
Take Notice: Amplifying Black Stories
Season 2, Episode 17: Alfred Jackson
It was a joy to connect with Alfred Jackson. He shares about his experience pursuing the performing arts, people who deeply influenced his pursuits, performing on cruise ships, and his own original creations. We also hear about the new album he is set to release on June 17, 2022.
Born and raised in the neighborhood of South Central, Los Angeles, CA, Alfred Jackson began his musical journey at the Marla Gibbs Performing Arts School and later the Amazing Grace Conservatory under the direction of both Wendy Raquel Robinson and Tracy L. Coley. It was there that Jackson’s love of performing and entertaining continued to blossom and grow. His formal education alongside his natural capabilities provided him with multiple unique opportunities, including sharing the stage and recording with some of music greats, including Diane Warren, Rodney Jerkins, Brian Michael Cox, Jason Derulo and Stevie Jay, to name a few. It also led Jackson to appear at some of music’s most legendary venues including House of Blues, The Roxy, Ivar and the Key Club. He’s had a great deal of success internationally, touring in Asia, Europe and the Caribbean to captivated audiences.