Keep Playing Music eBook


An Essential Guide to not Giving Up and How to Continue Playing Music.



Blessed with a wide exposure to music making early on in life, ranging from playing in classical orchestras, brass bands, rock bands jazz and big bands. Being a multi-instrumentalist, Tom learnt many instruments at different stages of his life with private tutors, at school, in-group lessons, in ensembles and self-taught.
He has worked as a professional musician in the UK and internationally for over 20 years, playing concert halls, theatre tours, music festivals, multicultural events, hotels, weddings, clubs as well as playing on several albums and recordings.

Having graduated with a degree in Contemporary Music, a postgraduate Certificate in World Music and also acquiring his PGCE certificate, Tom is currently teaching music at a private school in Japan. He maintains an active performance schedule by playing in various groups, in particular his jazz-fusion project Cycles of Trio. 

Tom is the director of Primavolta Music Group. Primavolta Mobile Tuition offers private music lessons in the comfort of your own home. Primavolta provide a range of quality instrumental and singing teachers throughout the UK.

A true advocate of the importance of practice, Tom is constantly changing his skillset in accordance with work demands. Music is a path he has walked and is still walking, helping many of his students along their respective journeys.

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