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Black Gospel, emo­tions, con­ta­gious laugh­ter, joy of life, unpar­al­leled authen­tic­i­ty.
New songs and refined vocal arrgange­ments are the Jack­son Singers’ way of thank­ing their great Europe audi­ence — again an unfor­get­table expe­ri­ence.

Music with a mes­sage from Black Amer­i­ca and about Black her­itage. The most famous Spir­i­tu­als and Gospels, like AMEN, OH HAPPY DAY and oth­ers, per­formed in the own funky style of the Jack­son Singers, plus an exten­sive reper­toire with music rang­ing from Mahalia Jackson’s HE’S GOT THE WHOLE WORLD IN HIS HANDS, from Bil­lie Holiday’s GOD BLESS THE CHILD to Aretha Franklin’s AMAZING GRACE, from Simon & Garfunkel’s BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATERS to Bob Dylan’s BLOWING IN THE WIND.

Found­ed in the ear­ly 1980s by Bob Jack­son togeth­er with the best per­form­ers from the “Mar­tin Luther King Singers” choir, the JACKSON SINGERS have spread their gospel in many con­certs across Europe. In 2002 Mr. Jack­son passed away and the long-time musi­cal direc­tor Fitzroy Bur­roughs became leader of the group. He led the group suc­cess­ful­ly for many years up to his retire­ment.

In 2013 MR. RANDALL G. TAYLOR took over the man­age­ment and musi­cal direc­tion of the JACKSON SINGERS as a singer, pianist, com­pos­er and arranger. Ran­dall has a ded­i­ca­tion for tra­di­tion­al gospel; the musi­cal lega­cy of founder Robert De Witt Jack­son is being con­tin­ued.

THE JACKSON SINGERS have appeared on pro­grams with Oscar Peter­son, Lionel Hamp­ton, Odet­ta, Paul Anka, Olivia Moli­na, Jose Car­reras and a host of inter­na­tion­al stars. The total group or parts of it have record­ed as back­ing voic­es for Far Cor­po­ra­tion (Stair­way to Heav­en), Meat­loaf, Smok­ie, Mil­li Vanil­li, Münch­n­er Frei­heit, Super­max, and many oth­ers.

Wher­ev­er they go, they bring a music that reach­es out, touch­es, and moves every­body who lis­tens to it. No mat­ter where you have already expe­ri­enced or will hear or see THE JACKSON SINGERS — at church­es, cathe­drals, jazz fes­ti­vals, wed­dings, galas, TV-shows, in Alain Courneau’s award­win­ning film “Le Nou­veau Monde”, or on Thomas Gottschalk’s TV-show, they cre­ate a mood of emo­tions and enthu­si­asm with their music.

THE JACKSON SINGERS use an inter­na­tion­al lan­guage — music, based on an inter­na­tion­al source — the Bible. A Key-note to the pop­u­lar­i­ty of the group is the man­ner and style which the singers and musi­cians inter­pret the music. They cre­ate a mood of enthu­si­as­tic rejoic­ing in deep rev­er­ence. They express uni­ver­sal love in the sim­ple lan­guage of music. For THE JACKSON SINGERS, music is not only an essen­tial and cher­ished part of life, it is a way of life to chal­lenge the real­i­ties of life and suf­fer­ing.