"Jackson Caesar is one of the most inspiring vocalist I had the pleasure of working with."- Willie Jolley, Award-Winning Singer, Best-selling author and National Television & Radio Personality.
About the Artist
Benjamin Jackson Caesar, bka, Jackson Caesar
From Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. An American singer, songwriter, recording artist, arranger, producer, and educator. Notable instruments: Piano and percussion. Caesar is one of Washington, DCs prominent male vocalists. Praised for his distinguished stage presence, extended high range, lyrical, clear and light tones, fine diction, song interpretation and phrasing. Caesar’s versatility has wowed audiences with his talent and skills, performing in four languages and five genres and attracting crowds of various ethnic backgrounds. Words and phrases that best describe his talent are; (G.R.I.P.) Graceful, Refreshing, Inspiring, and Powerful. He is also known for his recital/concert work within the DC Metropolitan areas including performances with the Symphony Orchestra of Northern Virginia, Jeff Dokken, conductor.
Caesar credits himself as a Pop Inspirational singer. “Music to touch, move, and inspire.” –Jackson Caesar
His professional music career began (Spring 2009) in Washington, DC. Caesar is fortunate to have had a career constructed on “word of mouth” via his fans and supporters. Often, he is called upon to sing for: Weddings, Funerals, private parties, churches, recitals, concerts and other special events. His music performance and education studies are from the University of the District of Columbia, Private studies at Oberlin and Shenandoah University, (Conservatories) with an emphasis in Voice Pedagogy (CCM) Contemporary Commercial Music.
Caesar began singing in the church at the age of six and professional voice training at age 16. He has held many leadership positions in the church, school, university, business and corporate levels. He has performed on many platforms; such as the Kennedy Center, DAR Constitution Hall, Lafayette Park (White House Grounds), World Bank, and many more. In addition, various productions and performances such as: Pop entertainer for Six Flags, Langston Hughes, “Don’t You Want to Be Free?”, “Ragtime,” Broadway production at the Lincoln Theatre (DC), “Treemonisha,” A Scott Joplin Opera, Gilbert and Sullivan (Operetta’s)-The Washington, DC Savoyard, He has taught and accompanied, the Production, “KIDS” at the Kelsie Collie Children’s Musical Experience., and Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” as Don Ottavio. He holds membership to the following organizations: Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Member of the Opera Guild of Northern Virginia (honorary), a member of the Pitches Be Crazy Vocal Band, and an alumnus member of the Heritage Signature Chorale, Stanley Thurston, director. Teaching: Caesar has taught and substituted Private and Charter schools (General Education). Finally, as a Private Educator (Teaching from his home studio) Caesar teaches and coaches the following subject areas: Voice, Piano, Spanish, Public Speaking, and Acting.