Artist StatementTo utilize my talents, given from a higher being, through study, performance, and life experiences- in and through music and the arts. I seek to engage my audiences in the discovery and appreciation of the musical styles of yesterday and today. I believe I have been given the task to sing songs that touch, move and inspire. Therefore, I am committed to upholding a standard of excellence in all musical endeavors.
His versatility has wowed audiences with his talent and skills, performing in four languages and five genres attracting crowds of various ethnic backgrounds. Words and phrases that best describe his talent are: (G.R.I.P.) Graceful, Refreshing, Inspiring, and Powerful.
From Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, an American singer, recording artist, songwriter, arranger, producer, coach and teacher. Notable instruments: Piano and percussion. Caesar is one of Washington, DC’s prominent male vocalists. Praised for his distinguished stage presence, extended high range, beautiful-light lyrical and pure tones, fine diction, song interpretation and phrasing. He is also known for his work within the concert/recital repertoires around the DC Metropolitan areas, including performances with the Symphonic 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 in Washington, DC, (Spring 2009). Caesar is fortunate to have had a career built on “word of mouth” via his fans and supporters. Often, he is called upon to sing for: Weddings, funerals, private parties, churches, recitals, etc. His music performance and education studies are from The University of the District of Columbia, Private studies at Oberlin Conservatory under Richard Miller, Oberlin, OH, and Shenandoah University, Conservatory in Winchester, VA 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 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), and a veteran member of the Heritage Signature Chorale, Stanley Thurston, director. Teaching: Caesar has taught and substituted Private and Charter schools (General Education). He has taught and accompanied, the Production, “KIDS” at the Kelsie Collie Children’s Musical Experience. 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.