NEW Coach In Residence March 2016 – Tom Jackson

NEW Coach In Residence March 2016 - Tom Jackson
He’s coached Taylor Swift, Jars of Clay, Lecrae, and hundreds of others on how to reach their true performance potential.

As an in-demand teacher and author, Tom travels the world helping artists transform their live shows.

Childhood ambition?
To be a professional baseball player.

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As an in-demand teacher and author, Tom travels the world helping artists transform their live shows

Best advice someone ever gave you about performing?
Love your audience.

Vocalists who inspire you?
Bono, Bocelli, Bruce.

Phobias?
Boredom.

A favorite nerves remedy?
Massage.

Your biggest performance blunder?
Ripping my pants and falling off the stage.

First singing experience?
Junior High Glee Club.

Pre-performance routine?
Listening to my favorite music and talking with people.

The perfect recording mic?
U 87.

Hero?
Anyone who persists in pursuit of their goal.

Weirdest thing you’ve ever seen happen in a singing performance?
Too many to mention!

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Tom Jackson teaching at a vocal workshop in Nashville

What drains your batteries?
Travel for work.

What charges them?
British Virgin Islands.

Favorite Album?
“Close to the Edge” by Yes.

What you’d never leave home without?
My iPod.

Top recording tip?
Don’t spend too much.

Your life philosophy in 3 words?
The Golden Rule.

The perfect day?
Waking up in the Caribbean with my wife… walking down to the beach… reading… snorkeling and Catamaran sailing… romantic dinner… Sleeping… Do it again…


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Tom Jackson is the author of Tom Jackson’s Live Music Method, and the DVD series All Roads Lead To The Stage. He tours internationally as a live music producer and speaker as well as being the founder of Live Music Cares, which helps touring musicians bring awareness and fundraising to charitable organizations. Find out more about Tom at On Stage Success and Tom Jackson Productions.