Bio

tom_headshotTom Finch, a California native and multi-instrumentalist for over thirty years is Influenced by rock, funk, blues, and jazz styles and his playing and composing continue to grow with a creative and energetic force!

A Gulf Coast Music Hall of Fame inductee, Tom has toured throughout the U.S., Europe, Japan and Canada, and is featured on many albums with groups such as Big Brother & the Holding Co, Jazz Iguanas, Pamela Parker, S.F. Airship, Talley Up

bbhc_thehagueand Plethora, as well as leading his own groups.Tom has played with a variety of artists some of which include:  Joan Baez, Norton Buffalo, Mel Graves, Steve Smith, Kai Eckhardt and many more!

 

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His formal training includes 10 plus years of study in music theory, composition, performance, and education at Sonoma State University, College of Marin, and Mills College and he has taught music privately as well as in school programs for more than 20 years.    He currently resides in Fairfax California.

Tom Finch Trio – plays a unique blend of Blues, Roots-Rock and world flavors to create what they call “Progressive Americana”.    With thoughtful and hooky originals  and choice covers and groove-heavy instrumentals, the band offers something for everybody!  Featuring: Anna Pfeifer on Bass and vocals and Marc Carmi Smith on drums, Tom Finch Trio is just about to release their debut album “Music for Medicine” available in January 2016.

tom-finch-trioTom Finch Group – Jason Jones (aka J.J.) joins the Trio and always brings the party, with un-relenting rhymes, killer vocals and multi-instrumental mayhem!  tom-jj