Tom is an acoustic folk/rock/singer songwriter offering a great blend of entertainment while playing popular cover tunes and original material.
A native of Columbus Ohio, Tom has been in the South since 2004 and in Hickory, NC since 2009. Tom’s musical career spans 30 years as a guitarist for popular bands such as “Alum Valley”, “On The Brink”, “Wally and the Beav’s” and most recently the award-winning songwriting duo of “Del Greco & Gorman” from Bowling Green, Ohio.
Tom is a prolific writer, with 9 full-length albums to his credit. “Café Shadeaux” 1999, “Rosewood” 2001, “Heads up” 2003, “The Chase” 2005, “Miles Away” 2008, “One foot on the Brake” 2010, “25th Ave NW” 2012, “Focus” 2014 and his most recent “The Hands of Time” 2016. In the studio Tom performs both acoustic and electric guitars, bass, drum programming, piano, synthesizer and vocals.
Tom’s writing influences include the Beatles, Stones, CSN, Simon and Garfunkel and many other acoustic rock type artists. You can hear all of these influences in Tom’s writing. Tom’s live performance features a great blend of original material and popular cover songs as well as a bit of humor and bantering with the audience. Sing along and audience participation have been popular as well.