Ike Jackson has been working with the Ayala High School band program in Chino Hills, CA, since 1991. In his twenty-two years as a percussion instructor, he has worked with more than 45 different percussion programs at the high school, college, and drum corps levels. A prolific percussion arranger and drill designer, Ike has worked with various percussion ensembles all across the Southwest.
Ike is currently Vice President of the Southern California Percussion Alliance and was also a founding member of SCPA. In addition, he is a member of the Winter Guard International Percussion Advisory Board and Steering Committee and the President of Pulse Independent World Percussion Ensemble.
Ike has helped his percussion ensembles win 7 WGI World Championship medals, 20 WGI World Championship Finalist placements, 40 Regional Finalist placements, 14 Regional Championship titles, and a Bands of America Grand National Finalist appearance in 2004. He was the Corps Director of the 2006 Division III World Champion Impulse Drum and Bugle Corps and the founder of Pulse Indoor Percussion Ensemble. Locally, his ensembles have won 10 SCPA Championship medals and over 60 first place awards.
Ike currently lives in Ontario, California with his four children.