About TBAIMS

Our Mission Statement

  • Discovering, developing and showcasing music industry talent, worldwide
  • Accepting monthly online submissions for talent search and review
  • Providing monthly TBAIMS’ Events (Showcases) at various venues in the Tampa Bay area and beyond to expose these talents
  • Connecting artists, musicians, bands, songwriters and producers to music industry professionals*
  • Offering artist development services, publishing and record deal opportunities to qualifying talents

ARTISTS AND BANDS THAT WOULD LIKE TO PERFORM AT THE BEST ARTIST INDIE MUSIC SERIES Please note the following:

All selected performers will RECEIVE:

  1. The opportunity to perform their original music on a world famous stage, in the heart of the music universe in the Tampa Bay area and other venues beyond.
  2. A VIP music industry audience to watch your live performance.
  3. VIP Meet and Greet -(Option*) An after show personal introduction to our VIP music industry guests.
  4. FREE Advertising, complimentary email blast, and free advertising for your band on our websites and on our partners’ websites.

jon landersJon Landers
Founder & CEO

Jon has over 25 years experience in marketing along with his graphic design skills. Jon first became the National Sales Manager for a British manufacturer in the DIY trade to help them get established in the North American market followed by doing the same for a German horticultural company. He then got involved with a rep agency that supplied The Home Depot as well as other big box stores and retail chains with over 40 different product lines servicing the area from Maine to Virginia with  over 100 service reps.

He has become a professional networker in the past year attending many networking events throughout the tri-state area. He is a member of the S. Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Ybor City Chamber of Commerce, The Greater Temple Terrace Chamber of Commerce as well as a member in several networking groups around the New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Tampa Bay area markets.

He is a songwriter with a CD out that has 9 tracks of music recorded by independent artists. His “Bossa” instrumental made it to the top ten on international charts in October of 2010. He has developed a good connection to the music industry and has expanded that over time.

He is a member of BMI and has been since 1999 when he started to write and compose his own music. He has committed himself on providing a venue for independent music artists to perform live in front of  the music and entertainment industry.

Below you will find 8 tracks of music written and composed by the Founder, Jon Landers.  Bossa was an instrumental that was in the top ten on international charts back in 2012. This Special Moment was his marriage vows written into a song for the first dance at his wedding in 2006 .