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Ike Jackson has
been working as a highly prolific/contemporary percussion designer since
1991. In his twenty-two years as an adjudicator and percussion
designer/instructor, he has worked with more than 45 different
percussion programs at the high school, college, and drum corps levels.
As an innovative percussion arranger and drill designer, Ike has worked
with various percussion ensembles all across the Southwest.
competitive marching career started in his teens as a member of the
Sound Machine Youth Organization; then as tenor player for the Riverside
Community College Marching Tigers from1992 to 1994. Finally, he
finished his marching career by becoming a member of the 1994 Blue
Devils Drum and Bugle Corps going on to win the title of World
Ike is currently Vice President of the Southern
California Percussion Alliance and a founding member of SCPA. He is also
a member of the Winter Guard International Percussion Advisory Board
and Steering Committee and was recently the President of Pulse
Independent World and Open Percussion Ens.
Ike is a Tama Drums
Featured Artist, as well as Endorsed by Innovative sticks and
mallets,Sabian Cymbals, and Remo heads. Ike has recently worked on
research and development with Randy May,Pro Mark,Tama Drums and
Inventor of the Xymox snare pad.
Ike has helped his percussion
ensembles win 7 WGI World Championship medals, 20 WGI World Championship
Finalist placements, 40 Regional Finalist placements, 14 Regional
Championship titles, and a Bands of America Grand National Finalist
appearance in 2004, as well as, he was the Corps Director of the 2006
div 3 World Champion Impulse Drum and bugle corps and the founder of
Pulse indoor percussion ensemble . Locally his ensembles have won 10
SCPA Championship medals and over 60 first place awards. Ike currently
lives in Ontario California with his four children.