Tom Lawrence is a guitarist who has made a living playing and teaching music for over 30 years.
Tom began playing guitar at 11 years old. By age 15, he was earning money playing in his band and they were invited to record on an album of Baltimore’s best bands. After completing high school Tom attended Peabody Conservatory, after one year the jazz bug bit Tom and he started to study with Walt Namuth (guitarist with the Buddy Rich Band) and Larry Wooldridge (Baltimore icon jazz guitarist). While studying jazz he played six nights a week in show bands traveling up and down the east coast developing his style.