Tim began his drumming career at the age of ten studying rudimental, drumset, and keyboard percussion. He has since marched with the Capital Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps (2000), the Crossmen (2002), and The Concord Blue Devils (2003-2006). Jackson won honors as the PASIC Multi-Tenor champion in 2005, and the DCI Individual and Ensemble Multi-Tenor champion four consecutive years from 2003 to 2006. He has earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from The Ohio State University, with a minor in Philosophy.
Tim has performed with the RhythmX Indoor Percussion Ensemble since its inaugural season in 2002, winning one gold, two silver, and one bronze medal within the last six seasons of WGI competition. He played his last notes as a performer aging out in the 2007 season. Tim spent two seasons on staff with The Concord Blue Devils, has been a part of the RhythmX design team since 2008. For the past five years, Tim has provided private instruction to students in the central Ohio area. He has also instructed, consulted, and provided clinics and master classes across the nation, as well as Western Europe, Korea and Japan.