The Safe Surfin’ Foundation is proud to announce ‘Grammy’ and ‘Dove Award’ winning pianist, arranger and music producer Tommy Fairchild to the Safe Surfin’ celebrity team.
Fairchild was among many achievements was the Musical Director for the world famous ‘Blackwood Brothers Quartet’ in 1971. That era of the Blackwood Brothers’ renowned contribution to Gospel quartet music is highly regarded as the group’s most memorable. Many believe Fairchild’s musical ingenuity and creativity were largely responsible for the group’s numerous Grammy and Dove Awards during that time.
Fairchild has appeared on several major television shows, including the ‘Tonight Show’ with Johnny Carson, the ‘Merv Griffin Show’, the ‘Johnny Cash Show’, the ‘Dinah Shore Show’, the ‘Barbara Mandrell Show’, the ‘Tomorrow Show’ with Tom Snyder, and ‘Hee Haw’. He also appeared in a movie. He played at the Billy Graham Calgary Crusade, and at the New York World’s Fair.
Tommy Fairchild has won numerous Grammy and Dove Awards, has performed in 60 foreign countries, was twice inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, won the Singing News Fan Award, the Living Legend Award, and was inducted into the Piano Roll of Honor. He has played at the Presidential Prayer Breakfast, in both houses of Congress, and for the Supreme Court. He has received several “Keys to the City” and similar awards and recognitions from around the world, such as “Kentucky Colonel.”
Tommy now lives near Nashville, TN and tours with the incredible Gospel Quartet Southern Tradition, arranging and playing the piano–exactly what audiences across the country have grown to love for so many years.
Tommy Fairchild has been a musical favorite for over five decades, and you will be blessed if you get the chance to see him do exactly what has made him a legend–LIVE!