The Jazz Academy Jam Sessions are a community-focused, curated jam session series held the second Tuesday of each month in the Jazz Academy October 2022-May 2023. Jazz musicians of all ages and experience levels are invited to participate in the jam. Each session will have a theme with a list of tunes that will be drawn from.
Tom Carroll, Guitarist.
He leads his jazz trio, ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, which was co-led with jazz legend, Hank Marr and drummer Jim Rupp.
He has played with local musicians such as Rusty Bryant, Gary Carney, Paul Couser, Ola Hanson and Hank Marr to name just a few.
Over the years he has led groups for long standing weekly gigs at LINDEY’S, RIGSBY’S, THE CRAZY HORSE SALOON, THE GRANVILLE INN and many other music venues and restaurants.
Some corporate clients include: AEP, McDonalds, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Lane Bryant, The Limited, CAPA, Mount Carmel Hospitals.
He has performed at local, regional and national festivals such as: Creekside Blues and Jazz Fest, Columbus Jazz and Rib Fest, Mansfield Jazz Fest, Newport (Ohio) Jazz Fest, Parkersburg Jazz Fest and The Spoleto Festival and many more.
Tom is in demand constantly for private events as a solo guitarist, duo/trio and full ensemble for corporate events as well as weddings.