Gloria "Rain" Jackson

Nubii

Gloria "Rain" Jackson - Lead Vocalist, Arranger, songwriter, percussion, background vocals

Gloria Gloria Jackson, MD, born in Racine WI, was the primary vocal arranger for Gaye Adegbalola & The Wild Rūtz. After practicing medicine at UCSF Medical Center, she took a sabbatical from the medical profession to pursue music full time in 1989 with her group, One-ina, an a cappella trio. In 1991, she moved to Los Angeles to work directly with Grammy Award winning producer, Patrice Rushen. One-ina then expanded to Nubii, a full 7 piece band, playing World Beat and reggae music. Returning to the  Bay Area, Gloria worked with Ras Midas, Babatunde Olatunji and Mickey Hart of the Grateful Dead — arranging background vocals, performing and recording. Over the years, she has continued to perform in different ensembles.