Tom Brooks

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music

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Tom Brooks is best known as Producer / Arranger / Engineer / Keyboardist of the “Hosanna Music” Praise & Worship Series for Integrity Music-Sony Music. He has produced over 100 successful albums, 6 certified Platinum, and 12 certified Gold, selling over 30 million copies world-wide. He has also received multiple Grammy, Arpa, and GMA Dove Award honors. Tom’s productions are an integral part of Time-Life’s multi-platinum “Songs 4 Worship” series; the largest selling album series in their history.
Tom is also author of “The Language of Music”, a contemporary music theory textbook published by Hal Leonard Publishing. He has trained and mentored musicians around the globe and is currently writing his second music textbook for Hal Leonard.
Tom has worked with many of the best-loved artists in Christian Music including Ron Kenoly, Paul Baloche, Don Moen, Israel Houghton, Sheila E, Bob Fitts, Paul Jackson Jr, Abraham Laboriel, Aline Barros, Vinnie Colaiuta, Baby do Brasil, Kirk Whalum, Chester Thompson, as well as legendary artists Alan Parsons, Will Champlin, James Ingram, David Pack of Ambrosia, and many more.
Tom is owner and Creative Director of Master Recording Studios, a world-class production studio in Southern California featuring the latest state-of-the-art digital and analog recording technology. He has written, arranged, and produced soundtracks for television, film scores, and advertising music for many of the nation’s leading companies. Recent corporate clients include Disney, McDonald’s, the St. Louis Cardinals, Anheuser-Busch, and Korean Airlines, to name a few.
Tom holds a doctorate in music and teaches workshops and seminars around the globe. He also serves on the worship team at Saddleback Church with Pastor Rick Warren, author of the international best-selling book, “Purpose Driven Life”. Tom lives in Southern California with his wife Cheri’ and their five children.