TOM MITCHELL – SHORT BIO
Tom Mitchell’s guitar playing is rooted in the styles of the 1920’s and 30’s jazz, western swing, country blues and old-time music. Ten years of playing with the legendary Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks took him around the world and led to the recording of two acclaimed CD’s including “Beatin’ the Heat” which featured guest appearances by Bette Midler, Ricki Lee Jones, Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, and Brian Setzer. His work with Ann Savoy and her Sleepless Knights garnered two critically acclaimed CD’s and a movie soundtrack spot with producer credits for the Sony picture “All the Kings Men”. He makes his home in Baltimore where he can be seen playing with some great players and bands including The Blue Rhythm Boys and The Redwine Jazz Trio.
TOM MITCHELL- LOCAL BLURB
Tom Mitchell’s guitar playing is rooted in the styles found in 1920’s and 30’s jazz,western swing, country blues and old-time music. After ten years of touring and recordings with Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks, Tom has found a home in Baltimore and can be seen there playing with lots of great players and bands including The Blue Rhythm Boys and The Redwine Jazz Trio. He’s been honored many times by the Washington(DC)Area Musician Award’s (WAMA) including the award for Best Big Band/Swing Recording with his band The Blue Rhythm Boys.