Originally from Panama City, Florida, Tom and wife Patty reside in Nashville, where he has enjoyed a forty year career as a musician, singer, songwriter, artist, and producer. A member of the band Blues Counsel, recognized on the Mississippi Blues Walk Of Fame, and a member of the seventies rock band Orleans. Tom is also Co-Founder/Leader of The Bridge-A Joseph Co., a non-profit organization serving and developing young people, has traveled to over 40 countries as a musician, clinician, teacher, worship leader, artist, and pastor, and is the Author of The Worship Band Book, available through: amazon.com, halleonard.com, and lifeway.com.
Artists worked with include: Matt Redman, Tim Hughes, Don Moen, Michael W. Smith, Ricky Skaggs, John Ford Coley, Jodee Messina, Jay DeMarcus, Peter Beckett (Player), Walter Egan, Michael English, Chris Tomlin, Phil Keaggy, Paul Baloche, Danny Gokee, Leeland, Brenton Brown, Mia Fieldes, Stuart Townend, Matt Maher, Lenny LeBlanc, Darlene Zschech, Mandisa, Kathryn Scott, Kari Jobe, Brian Doerkson, Rick Cua, Matthias Heimlicher, Noel Richards, Twila Paris, Bryan Duncan, Mylon LeFevre, East To West, PFR, Kim Hill, Margaret Becker, Roby Duke, Randy Stonehill, David Meece, Paul Wilbur, Ron Kenoly, and many more…
Tom’s songs have been recorded by: Matt Redman, John Tesh, Sheila Walsh, Kim Hill, Drea Rhenee and Michael McDonald, Jesus Culture, Michael English, PFR, Rick Cua, Matthias Heimlicher, Noel Richards, Blues Counsel, Don Moen, Murphy Road, Worship Together, Integrity, Capitol/EMI, Kingsway, Spring Hill, and others.