blair

Veteran music journalist, author, and record producer Blair Jackson has joined Stringletter in the dual roles of Managing Editor of Acoustic Guitar and Editor of Classical Guitar.

Jackson served as Managing Editor, Senior Editor, and Executive Editor of Mix magazine during a tenure lasting from 1983 to 2014, and is an active freelance writer on music, recording, professional audio, and sound for film.  He is the author of several books, including Garcia: An American Life and Classic Tracks; has independently produced a variety of recordings and box sets of San Francisco rock music; and served as Editorial Director for Dead.net, the official website of The Grateful Dead, from 2007 to 2013.

Jackson earned his B.A. degree in political science at the University of California, Berkeley, where he also attended the Graduate Program of the School of Journalism.