Mike Jackson's concerts are joyfully intimate celebrations of life, love and music. His workshops and resources make music, dance and magic an attainable goal for all.
Shows feature 15 unusual instruments including hammered dulcimer, melodon, concertina, mini mouth organ, ocarina, jaw harp, bones and ukulele plus a collection of fascinating string games and weavings.
Well known songs and toetapping tunes from various cultures encourage everyone to be an integral part of the performance and Mike's enthusiasm and hilarious antics keep his audience absolutely intrigued.
Mike performs for both children and adults at festivals, arts venues, schools, preschools, kindergartens and daycares, corporate events, libraries, senior citizens centres, family events, holiday programs and bush dances.
Many will have grown up with Mike Jackson's music. His recordings can be found in countless households in Australia and beyond, and have been used for many a long car journey -
'Our Playmates tape disappeared somewhere on our trip to Michigan - our biggest musical loss ever'
Derek Davis, New York Press, 2003
'Thanks Mike, your CD got our family across the Nullabor'
Parent, Spirit of Play, Denmark WA, 2005
Mike counts his wealth by the 2.5 million children's smiles he's seen in 25 years traveling the world playing concerts - from the far north (Alaska) to the southern tip of New Zealand.