William's website is being updated, in the meantime you can get information on his forthcoming trip to the USA at the following:
William Jackson's Spring 2019 Solo Tour, March 19-31
You can also email email@example.com
Internationally known composer, harpist and
multi-instrumentalist William Jackson has been at the
forefront of Scottish music for many years. In 1976 he was a
founding member of the top Scottish band Ossian.
solo, performer his music is truly transporting. William's
primary instrument is the Scottish harp, or clarsach, which
he also teaches. He also plays wire strung harp,
whistle, bouzouki and piano.
In addition to performing, William has gained a
substantial reputation as a composer, known for combining
traditional and classical music, with such major works as
The Wellpark Suite, St. Mungo, Inchcolm, and A Scottish
Island to his credit. In 1999 his composition 'Corryvreckan'
from the album Inchcolm was included on Fiona Ritchie's
favourites collection, "The Best of The Thistle &
Shamrock, Volume 1."
William's music is featured on many BBC and other
Television productions; he is in demand as a composer of sensitive
music, and increasingly as a producer. He directed and performed the
music for "Battle of the Clans" for The History Channel, and produced
and recorded the music for a new six part series about Scottish
National Trust properties for Scottish Television.
William's performance on
harp, whistle and bodhran is featured on the soundtrack of the motion
picture starring Robert Duval and Michael Keaton, which was filmed in
Scotland. (Sounding Strings)
For further information ( including bookings)
you can contact William:-