Niuean musician, actor and entrepreneur: Glen Jackson

Glen Jackson
Glen Jackson

By Rowena Singh

Niuean musician Glen Jackson did not know that he came from a musical family until he returned to the Rock in 1985.

“Growing up in Otara [New Zealand], my mum introduced me to the guitar, I was already fascinated with Michael Jackson on MTV, I was listening to a lot of music and was being influenced at an early age.

“When I came back to Niue to live with my grandmother in 1992, I found out that my grandfather had a family band and that my mum and her siblings were in a family band.”

When his older brothers bought some second-hand band equipment in 1994, “That . . .

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