“Whenever I play the guitar I try to connect emotionally with the song I’m playing and try to infuse it with a sense of joy and musical depth. The acquiring of that musical depth has been a lifelong passion which is still continuing.”
Tom is an excellent choice for wedding ceremonies, cocktail receptions, private dinner parties and corporate functions. He is well versed in Jazz, Light Classical, Flamenco, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock and more. A constant thread in Tom’s playing is his ability to find new ways to interpret familiar songs. His continually expanding repertoire is partly do to his emersion in the world of public performance. He has fans, clients and students to thank for shaping much of what he chooses to play. Whether performing indie jazz versions of pop, rock and standards, Tom brings a since of joy and musical depth to each playing situation.
Tom is a Graduate of Berklee College of Music in composition and arranging and is an active guitar instructor. He teaches all styles of guitar to all ages and levels. Private studies with Charles Benarcous, Hal Crook, Michael Gibbs, Jerry Bergonzi, Mick Goodrick, Sal Salvador, and Jon Damien among others. Additionally, Tom has studied Flamenco guitar with legendary guitarist Miguel Guitenez (Madrid, Spain).
Tom also plays guitar in our jazz group Twilight, available in many different configurations.