Jackson Fairfax-Perry

(1991 - )

Jackson Fairfax-Perry is a composer and saxophonist based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He recently completed a degree in composition under Dr. Jérôme Blais at Dalhousie University, where he also studied saxophone with Chris Mitchell. Jackson has composed for numerous soloists, ensembles and organizations, including percussionist D’Arcy Gray, Vocalypse Productions, and Upstream Music Association. His current projects include a new work for pianist Barbara Pritchard and a piece for the Dalhousie Symphony Orchestra. As a saxophonist Jackson has performed in a variety of styles and with many artists, including Scott MacMillan, Jean Derome, Scott Thomson, Jerry Granelli and the Jubilee Swing Orchestra.