William T. Jackson, President of W. Jackson & Associates, LLC ranks as a greatly esteemed and highly sought after entertainment manager to rising stars spanning such great cities as Austin, Chicago and Los Angeles. His warm demeanor, outside industry expertise and collaborative standards, merged with a successful grasp of business and marketing development uniquely poise clients under his representation for maximum artist growth and prime exposure. Together with his select team, William T. Jackson has earned a sterling reputation among industry clients and collaborators alike. He is a visionary and facilitator of personal dreams who creates success from fields of opportunities and his management style reflects this maxim.
William T. Jackson hails from Ohio and is an accomplished musician and composer. In addition to his love for playing piano, he has studied a total of five instruments and is a published music composer and lyricist currently registered with BMI. He began music lessons at the tender age of seven and wrote his first composition at age thirteen. His style is greatly influenced by his world travels and most notably by the legendary team of Burt Bacharach and Hal David, the masterminds of the well-known compositions of his favorite singer, Dionne Warwick. Currently, he has written songs for vocalist Maria Johnston (“What A Woman Wants”) and Tammy Harris, (“Natural Vibe”) which have been recorded and distributed.
Having lived and studied in Boston, Dayton, and Austin, William T. Jackson holds degrees in Business Administration, Accounting, and an MBA. His penchant for business, music and entertainment created a natural foray into client management services. Even more, his astute management style is bolstered by an undeniably radiant personality and true enjoyment for people, collaborations and dreams.
Today, William T. Jackson merges his natural talents and business acumen to formulate optimum strategies and platforms for client success. He also embraces the power of networking to create excellent opportunities. William T. Jackson consistently demonstrates the achievements of facilitation, collaboration and communication in tandem with his clients and the solid support of his outstanding associates.
At present, William T. Jackson books his clients into venues such as: Elephant Room, The Belmont, Momo’s, Sullivan’s, The Allan House, Trio at Four Seasons, Aquarelle Restaurant and The City of Austin Live On The Plaza to name a few. He also holds relationships with Tribeza Magazine, Enjoy Life Magazine, Austin Elite Networking, Chez Wedd and others while expanding. He has recently been featured in Austin Business Journal, Austin Monthly Magazine, Austin Social Planner, Austin Elite Networking and more.
When he is not traveling or managing, William T. Jackson volunteers with the City of Austin ARCH, Leadership Austin, The Wine and Food Foundation, and Partners in Education where he can be found reading to second grade students at elementary schools in Austin for the committed school year.