John Jackson is in his 14th year as conductor and musical director of the Capitol Sounds Concert Band in Montgomery. A native of Ozark, Alabama, he received both his Bachelor and Master Degrees in Music Education from Troy University in Troy, Alabama. John is also librarian with the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra and a member of the percussion section. John is very active with the Arts Council of Montgomery, and initiated a collaborative effort between the Arts Council and the Capitol Sounds Concert Band to perform a children's concert for the Montgomery area schools in February 2016. John resides in Montgomery with his wife, Jennifer, and has a son, John Scott Jackson II.