Audio/Music Production & Technical Services

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You are listening to excerpts from original electronic scores composed, performed,
engineered and mixed by Craig Jackson that span a 35+ year music career.
Some were recorded on multitrack tape before computer sequencing and polyphonic synthesizers.

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Services/Clients/Credits 
 
Staff Audio Engineer/Producer
CNN/Turner Broadcasting (Wash D.C. Bureau) - Audio Designer/engineer for live and taped shows, Euphonix Digital Audio console programmer & trainer,
Pro Tools and Peak software trainer.  Surround sound (5.1) designer for first ever HD/surround SOTU in 2006. - 1/2004 to 1/2013
KPRC-TV (NBC Houston) - Audio engineer  for Daybreak live newscast, NBC show taped promos, and sub A1 for 12p live newscast. - 1/00 to 1/04
Sam Houston Race Park - (Houston, TX) - Audio engineer for live TV production of races, maintenance engineer of audio broadcast and PA system.
Designed/installed/new audio broadcast and PA system for live racing. - 1997 - 98
Ha Quyen Recording - (Houston, TX) - Arranger, musician, producer, engineer of Vietnamese music. Produced all music tracks for prominent Vietnames recording artist to overdub voice for release overseas. - 1994
AVM - (Houston, TX) Audio, video, and MIDI facility - Audio/Video producer, engineer editor. Produced music tracks for various artists. 
Limelight Recording Studio - (Dickinson, TX) - Arranger, music producer/engineer. - 1988
NASA TV/Film (Johnson Space Center)- Lead Sound Technician for Space Shuttle TV/film division, audio engineer for special events,, assistant in design/installation of systems. Staff composer of NASA film documentaries for visitor center, touring exibits and 1984 World Fair NASA exhibit. - 1982-87 
Sugar Hill Studios - (Houston,TX) - 2-16 tr studios - music producer/engineer/maintenance engineer - 1982
Cedar Ridge Studio - (Houston, TX) - 24 tr studio - Studio mgr,  music producer/engineer - 1981
Studio Seven - (Dallas, TX) - VO/commercial production engineer/editor - 1980
Crystal Clear Sound Studio - (Dallas, TX) 24 tr Studio mgr, music producer/engineer. - 1977-80

 
Artists recorded include:
Alex Harvey, Wendel Adkins, Vicki Britton, Blitz, (orch cues for magician Walter “Zaney” Blaney, Dallas Arts Magnet Big Band, Dallas Arts Magnet Jazz Chorus, Edwards Hall Band, Johnny Dee & the Rocket 88's, Eastfield Jazz Ensemble, Bill Head, Heather Lee, Liberation, Lic, Delbert McClinton, Larry Mahan, Sami Jo, Stephen Doster Band, Ben Sanders, Vince Vance & the Valiants, Jerry Jeff Walker........
Remote recording:
First Praise "Turn Your Radio On"(16 pc.orch/30 vc.choir) -  Audio EIC/mixer for live multi-track digital recording.
Bill Head Sings (40 pc orch) - Audio EIC (eng. in charge)/mixer  for video taping & multi-track recording.
Gospel Extravaganza - Audio EIC/mixer for live multi-track recording of 6 Gospel groups.
Jerry Burgess Quintet - Audio EIC/mixer for live live stereo digital recording.

Corporate clients (audio/video production)
Attorney General, State of TX/Consumer Fraud Division, U. S. Treasury Dept., ABC 20/20, Access Houston TV, CBS Hour Magazine, Gene's Video & Photography, McLoad Productions (Dow Chemical, Shell Oil), Don McLendon, MTV/NICKELODEON, Basil Nestor Productions (Barbara Jordan,Judge J. Hutchinson), Old San Francisco Steakhouse, PBS/ Frontline, POV Editorial (COMPAQ), Spot City (InfoClips, Snapper), Texas Educational System, Texas Video and Post (Popeye’s), The Production Company (Foley’s )..............

Audio system consulting/design/installation/technical service
ACM Studio, AVM (Audio/Video/MIDI) Studio, BBDO, B’nai B’rith, Billy Blues Club, Blue Iguana Club, Caribana Club, Club Rodeo, Energi Studios, First United Methodist Church (Downtown), First Choice Television, First United Methodist Church (West), HaQuyen Studios, Cornel Monroe Studio, North Harris County College, Peace Tabernacle Church, POV Editorial Services, Seoul Korean Baptist Church, Sound Masters Studio, Texas Southern University MIDI Studio, Yard Studio.....

Sound engineering / production services for shows/concerts
1985 (year revived by George Mitchell) & 1986 Tremont House Mardi Gras Ball - (Galveston, TX)
“Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” (10 weeks-Tower Theater in Houston, TX. - 1982)
The Great Caruso Opera Bar (Houston, TX - 1981)
Willie Nelson's Whiskey River Club (Dallas, TX - 1976 -78) Sound mixer & stage/lighting director.
Touring showgroup “Wildwood” (18 months-mixer/stage director. - 1975-76)
La Bastille Jazz Club (Houston, TX. -1971-73)
FOH (front of house) mixing services for:
Wendel Adkins, Asleep at the Wheel, Vicki Britton, Ray Charles & Orchestra, Guy Clark,  Billy Cobham, David Allen Coe, Chick Corea, Jim Cullum Jazz Band, Deodato,  Dash Riprock & the Dragons,  Flying Burrito Bros., Pete Fountain, Kinky Friedman & the Texas Jewboys, Steve Fromholz,  Sami Jo, Doug Kershaw, Gary Lewis & the Playboys, Delbert McClinton, Larry Mahan, Chuck Mangione, Herbie Mann w/David Newman, Marilyn Maye, Vince Vance and the Valiants, B.W.Stevenson, Dean Scott, Side of the Road Gang, Townes Van Zandt.....


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Film & video scoring
"Journey into Space"/MCA Universal - Producer/director/composer/performer/mixer. 1987 Billboard/AFI Award nominee, and 1988 winner of Best Foreign Film at the Fiera di  Milano. Excerpts shown on Showtime/TMC, Nickelodeon, VH-1 New Visions.
"Space Station"/NASA - (1986 European touring exhibit.)
"Our Masonic Heritage"/Aquarius Productions - (1985 film documentary.)
" Space-A New Place to Work"/NASA - (1984 World Fair main exhibit)
" Opening New Frontiers"/NASA - (1983 CINE Golden Eagle Award.)
"The Jet Bike"/American Heart Association - ( animated film strip.)

Craig Jackson studied Music Theory and Composition at the University of Houston, and North Texas State University.
 
He has now relocated and provides audio services to the Tampa-Clearwater-St. Petersburg area of Florida.  

For information on services and rates,  e-mail craig@rlfx.com

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