"Yo! Check it out, dawg! I’m just keepin’ it real." Previous to his American Idol fame, Randall Darius Jackson was an in-demand, first-call LA session bassist. Randy’s laudable, genre traversing career spans stage and studio work with Jean Luc-Ponty, Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan, Journey, Whitney Houston, Herbie Hancock, Bruce Springsteen, Mary J. Blige, and Billy Cobham to cite a select few. A songwriter, Grammy Award winning producer, philanthropist, music industry executive, entrepreneur, author, radio host, educator, and recording artist – Randy Jackson’s place in the top echelon of master groove bass players and improvisers is absolute, despite the fact that most folks know him as a TV personality!