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Tommy Davis

Tommy Davis is a drummer.

ommy Davis at the drums

Tommy Davis at the drums

Tommy and the Deuces, The Group, The Judges, Peter and the Prophets, Root Beer Stand Band, Phlegethon, Larry Ballard, Johnson Brothers Band, Sweet Maya, Country Roads, Dick Root Band, Chuck Bob Carnes, Cedar Creek Band, Luke Gallaway and the Drifters, Weezil Malone and the King Size Blues Band, Fatt Lapp Blues Band, Cruel Moon, Mark Swanson, Hyrider Band, Eastones, Linda Hargrove, Ernest Tubb Record Show, Pam Rose Band, Ronnie Fray, Roy Clark (Austin City Limits), Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Dusty Chaps and the City Slickers, 13th Hour to name a few.

Comedy song called “The Pretender”   (from YouTube)

Roy Clark and Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown on Austin City limits T.V. show in 1981.
Backed By Dale Thomas on Bass, Tom Davis on Drums,
Cal Freeman on Steel guitar, Ron Fray on Rhythm Guitar and Harp, Garland on keyboards.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HoeBEFDrnZs&NR=1 5:28

Sweet Maya Website: http://www.sweetmayamusic.com/

13th Hour Website:  www.13thhourmusic.com

Tom Davis has toured and performed with such musical luminaries as Roy Clark , five time Grammy winner, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, and  The Oak Ridge Boys.   He has played in all areas of the United States and has  also been fortunate to perform at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, Brussels, Belgium, London, England, and toured the Soviet Union. He has appeared twice on the popular PBS series, “Austin City Limits” with two different artists, the “Hee Haw” series on syndicated television in the U.S, and also performed on Russian TV. He has played in all areas of the United States and has also been fortunate to perform at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, Brussels, Belgium, London, England, and toured the Soviet Union.

Closing in on his 48th year of musical endeavors, from the very beginning of garage & basement bands to currently performing in and around West Michigan with various musical groups, Tom has toured and performed with such musical luminaries as Roy Clark, five time Grammy winner, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, B.B. King, The Oak Ridge Boys, and Barbara Mandrell to name a few.

Tom has played in all areas of the U.S. & has also been fortunate to perform overseas at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, Brussels, Belgium, and London, England. Tom was also part of a musical foreign exchange between the United States and the Soviet Union in 1979 and spent six weeks touring various Russian cities. He has appeared twice on the popular PBS series, “Austin City Limits” with two different artists, the “Hee Haw” series on syndicated television in the U.S, and also performed on European and Russian television.

Throughout his career he has called many different cities his home, including Nashville, Tennessee, Titusville, Florida, Lubbock, Texas, and New Orleans, Louisiana. Tom was instrumental in helping launch River City Studios here in Grand Rapids, Michigan as the on call session drummer back in the 80’s. Tom has been able to adapt to many different musical situations and takes pride in his musical skills, which he credits to the diversity of performers he has had the pleasure to work with.

Grand Rapids’ 13th Hour: ‘Local Spins Live’ Artist of the Week (video, podcast)

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