JD Jackson

African American, Versatile, Baritone, Character

Voice Description

I am an award-winning audiobook narrator. Also a classically trained actor, who has worked Off-Broadway, and guest starred in numerous television series, including ER, House, and Law & Order. I feel that my range sets me apart. I can do warm and informative for biographies and non fiction. I can do an array of character voices for radio, television and the internet. My voice/acting instrument ranges from urban young adult to Professional Middle Aged man(regardless of ethnicity).

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

• SAG-AFTRA (US)

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

None

My Home Base

Los Angeles, Burbank, Pasadena,, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

I can do African American Urban, African American Professional (Young Adult to Middle Aged), Latino Urban, African American Southern, Caucasian Southern, Authentic New Orleans accent.

My Voice Experience

Below is a list of audiobooks that I have recorded over the last five years:

The Racketeer by John Grisham

What it Was by George Pelecanos

The Drift by John Ridley

Ghetto Cowboy by G. Neri
Crow by Barbara Wright
Malcolm X "By Any Means Necessary" by Walter Dean Myers
Crosstown to Oblivion by Walter Mosley
Mumbo Jumbo by Ishmael Reed
Drama City by George Pelecanos
The Drift by John Ridley
America by E.R. Frank
The Dying Ground by Nichelle Tramble
Holler if you Hear Me by Michael Eric Dyson
I Dream of Trains by Angela Johnson
June Bug and the Reverend by Alice Mead
Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson

My Training

B.A. Speech Communications & Drama - Dillard University - 1997

M.F.A. Theater - Temple University - 2000 (Studied Voice and Diction)

My Studio Equipment

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Additional Skills

My classical theater training is helpful in relation to the voice over world, due to character study and vocal training, which are invalubale assets to any project I work on.

I have been doing audiobooks for over 10 years now, and can provide professional references upon request.

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency

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Contact Information

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• JD Jackson was last active on Voice123 42 days ago