Author of the book Tom Jackson’s Live Music Method and the All Roads Lead to the Stage DVD series, Tom Jackson is a master at transforming an artist’s live show into a magical experience for the audience!
As a Live Music Producer, Tom takes what the artist is trying to communicate and helps put it in a language the audience understands.
His innovative, fun, and unique speaking and teaching skills are highly regarded at conferences, colleges, and music events around the world.
As Tom says, “When I introduce my Live Music Method into a performer’s rehearsal process, I’m leading them into an entirely new set of skills, a completely new tool set… in fact, a totally new mind set!”
Tom’s bio wouldn’t be complete without mentioning his passion for nonprofit organizations such as ChildFund International, Food for the Hungry, Holt International, and countless others. His work with artist associate programs for groups such as these has not only helped artists financially with tour support, but also impacted audiences with a life-changing message, and raised over $1.5 billion to help the poorest of the poor around the world.
"For years, I’ve worked with nonprofit organizations that provide tour support for both indie and major artists. These organizations are diverse — providing for orphans, adoptions, the AIDS issue, community development, micro-enterprise loans for businesses, livestock, clean water and so much more in third world countries. It’s the ultimate win-win situation — helping the artists and the people the charities are serving."
Artist Sponsorship Manager
After earning a B.A. in Sociology at The University of Texas at Austin and working with both local and Ethiopian impoverished communities, Kristen's desire to pursue a career in non-profit led her to Nashville. Through a fortuitous series of events, Kristen met Tom Jackson and began to manage Live Music Gives.
"To marry the efforts of helping musicians and charities is even better than I ever imagined in a job. I am extremely grateful day in and day out that I get to be an instrument in empowering artists to continue doing what they love, all the while, using their gift for the life and good of others."