The Great Northern
“The Great Northern” (aka: Ben Jackson) is a Nashville based producer, multi-instrumentalist, composer and session musician. As a producer, Ben has number 1 albums in both the Rock and Country genres, from Sister Hazel’s “Fire” and “Wind” albums. He can be found working alongside Singer/Songwriters, Americana, Pop and Country/Rock artists.
As a composer, Ben has contributed to films, television shows and advertisements with original compositions. In 2019 Ben founded “TheGreat Northern,” an instrumental music project consisting of original compositions, whose first album “Nocturnes” heavily explores the sound scapes of analog synthesizers in conjunction with organic instrumentation.
Ben has produced, recorded and toured with many top recording artists and bands including: Sister Hazel, Keith Kane (Vertical Horizon), Meghan Linsey (The Voice/Steel Magnolia), Shannon LaBrie, Aaron Watson, Brian Desveaux (Nine Days), Luke Esterkyn (Stroke 9), Scott Terry (Red Wanting Blue), Brandon Kinder (The Rocket Boys), Joe Nichols, Frankie Ballard, Greg Bates, Aaron Tippin, Ty Herndon, Jana Kramer, Jimmy Wayne, Jon Pardi, and Steve Azar.