Tom Theabo has been a guitarist, arranger, writer and teacher for over 40 years. A full-time musician and teacher, his style is a unique voice in the guitar world. His recordings are numerous and his productivity in the studio is continuing.
Tom was featured with Grammy-Nominee Chris Wansen and John Harmon on the 1985 release “Sweet Thunder” on the Seabreeze Label. He has shared the stage with artists such as George Benson, Chuck Mangione and Gene Bertoncini to name a few. In January 2000 and again in 2003 Tom toured Japan and helped found the first ‘Fraternity of Musicians’ between Jazz Players of Japan and America.
Tom has worked with Janet Planet as her main musical director since her beginnings 30 years ago. A highlight of this relationship was the duo recording “The Consequence of Two.” This partnership continues through today with the recent release of “Of Thee I Sing” a collection of songs that celebrates the sites, cities, and landscape across the United States, as well as the release “Janet Planet Sings Bob Dylan.” Tom and Janet regularly perform in New York City.
Although widely known as a jazz player, Tom has played in bands ranging in style from rhythm & blues, classic rock, soul and funk. An example of this is his work with KWT4, and playing with Funky Norman, a region funk and soul band.