Musicians Reveal with Joe Kelley

Record Industry Executive Jacqui Thompson (Prince, Paisley Park)

Jacqui Thompson has been a recording industry executive for more than two decades, working on projects with Prince, Carlos Santana, Outkast, Chaka Khan, and Larry Graham, among others.

In 1996, Jacqui was hired at Paisley Park Studios to oversee all 1-800-NEW-FUNK merchandising and to help produce Mayte’s dance company, Around the World in a Day. In 1997, as head management for Paisley Park Enterprises, she acted as the conduit between Paisley Park and other labels, including Arista Records. While at Paisley, she had a hand in the creation of a stand-alone distribution channel for NPG Records and worked on recording projects such as New Power Soul, Come 2 My House, GCS200, and Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic.

Currently, Jacqui Thompson is on the board of directors of PRN Alumni Foundation (charitable organization of former Prince associates) and she is the President/CMO and Co-founder of Revel Spirits, Inc., an importer of Agave spirits from México.

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