Tom is a singer guitarist whose musical history includes Tahuna Breaks and The Phil Edwards band. He is available for bar / cafe / restaurant gigs playing acoustic covers. He can provide sound systems for small intimate rooms to large outdoor areas or plug into the house system - whatever works for you.
W E D D I N G S / C O R P O R A T E S
Tom is available for weddings or corporate functions playing acoustic covers (instrumental or with singing) and can operate as a DJ for the main reception, with additional musicians (horns, percussion) available on request. He can tailor the set lists to match the occasion and your tastes in music and even learn any particular song you want to hear.
He can provide a high quality sound system and lighting if required. Please get in touch for a quote.
S E S S I O N G U I T A R I S T
Tom is available as a session guitarist for recording or live performances. With extensive live performing and recording / production experience he can bring a wealth of knowledge to your project.
Tom plays a wide range of music using a range of guitar and vocal pedals including a looping pedal to keep things interesting.
ABOUT TOM CHARLESON
Tom was lucky enough to come from a musical family and by the age of 14 had started learning the guitar and spent hours every night in his bedroom learning his favourite songs. He started playing acoustic covers in Rotorua before he left for university.
Tom completed an Audio Engineering Diploma from the School of Audio Engineering in Auckland in 2005, the same year he met Phil Edwards and together they created The Phil Edwards Band.
In 2006, Tom joined NZ's legendary funk, soul & reggae band Tahuna Breaks and spent the next 6 years working on 3 albums across both bands and touring throughout NZ and Australia.
He officially signed out from Tahuna Breaks in 2013 to venture overseas where he continued playing solo at bars in Canada.
Tom and his wife decided to return back to New Zealand with their son and call the Bay of Plenty home.
Ideal for: acoustic style entertainment corporate function, private party, wedding, venue. plus can act as DJ for dance afterwards
The Black Seeds
The Black Keys
Fat Freddies Drop
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Foster the People
and many more..
We were delighted with Tom. He is a great musician and felt the mood very well.
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