Tommy Rocks !
Tommy Rocks is an acoustic rock singer & guitarist who has performed thousands of shows throughout America. Currently Tommy performs 100+ shows a year, and is known as one of the most versatile singers and performers in Arizona. His repertoire covers around 1700 songs, and combines a mix of original songs, pop, classic rock, R&B, Alt country & Americana and reggae, as well as covering over 250 songs by The Beatles. Tommy’s other musical side projects include the Tommy Rocks Trio, B3 (his Beatles group) and with his super group OvO (“The Owls”), featuring world-class guitarist Joe Berger from NYC.
Tommy is also regarded as one of the top ukulele players in the state. He is the creator of the Jerome Ukulele Orchestra, which in their first year got noticed by America’s Got Talent, and later formed the Sedona Ukulele Posse in conjunction with the Sedona Arts Center where he taught music for two years. Tommy made the cover story of Ukulele Magazine in the winter 2018, and became an official Kala Ukulele Ambassador in December 2021.
Tommy now devotes much of his time to Studio A, his recording studio in the Verde Valley, recording clients as well as his own music. You can find Tommy’s music on YouTube as well as download his music on Apple Music, Amazon , Spotify , Pandora and more.
Besides his busy performance and recording schedule, he also owns a music store in Jerome AZ called Tommy Rocks ( www.TommyRocks.com ).
The store is like no other in the country, as it is geared towards both music fans and musicians. It has an eclectic array of instruments including ukuleles, guitars, basses and other exotic instruments, and also carries vintage vinyl LPs and turntables, t-shirts, rare music collectibles and autographed rock & roll memorabilia signed by some of the world’s best musicians. If you haven’t visited Tommy Rocks store, be sure to include it in your next visit to Jerome.
2002 - "Chrysalis" : Stephanie Todd & Thom Anderson CD
2003 - Thom Anderson "Whatever" CD
2004 - Thom Anderson "Pocketful of Pesos" CD
2004 - Thom Anderson "King of the World" CD
2008 - Thom Anderson Ringo McLennonSon: "The Beatles & Beyond"
2010 - Tommy Anderson "Lullabies and Sweet Dreams" EP
2012 - OvO: "Live from The Spirit Room" CD
2012 - OvO: "Live from Ghost Town Studios" CD
2012 - Tommy Anderson "EVOLVE" CD
2012 - (single) Tommy Anderson "Baby Come Home For Christmas"
2013 - The Beatless & Friends: "John Lennon Birthday Bash" CD
2016 - OvO at Raven Studios EP
2017 - B3: Rubber Revolver CD
2019 - OvO 2.0 : "Live From Jerome feat. Joe Berger CD
2019 - Bill Bassett & Tommy Anderson : "Live From The Grasshopper Grill" CD
2019 - Tommy Rocks! (The Ukulele) CD
2020 - Tommy Anderson "2020" CD
2020 - Tommy Anderson "All Alone Together" (single)
2020 - Tommy Anderson "Nothing But Time" (single)
2020 - Tommy Anderson: (single) "Harmony"
2020 - Tommy Anderson: (single) "You Can't Fall Out Of Love"
2020 - Tommy Anderson: (single) "We Belong Together" (Ritchie Valens cover) feat. Bill Bassett
2020 - Tommy Anderson: (single) "Vincent (Starry Starry Night) (Don McLean cover) feat. Bill Bassett
2021 - Tommy Anderson: (single) "Over Time"
2021 - Tommy Anderson: (single) "Georgia" (Ray Charles cover)
2021 - Tommy Anderson "Harmony" - my 17th CD
2021 - Tommy Anderson: (single) "Birthday Spankings"
2021 - Tommy Anderson: (CD) "Tommy's Top 20"
2021 - Tommy Anderson: (CD) "Baby Come Home For Christmas"
2021 - Tommy Anderson: (single) "Million Miles"
2022 - Tommy Anderson: (single) "Hoppy"
Also : All of my unreleased tracks are available on my Flash Drive : listed as "CD #20 Unreleased Singles"
Tommy has been featured in UKULELE Magazine, The Arizona Republic, The New Times, Kudos, The Monsoon & The Noise magazines, the Verde Independent & the Cottonwood Daily Extra newspapers, the Channel 12 Midday Show, the Channel 3 ‘Good Morning Arizona’ Show, Arizona Highways TV show, the ‘Verde Valley Experience‘ and AZTV 7’s ‘Morning Scramble’ TV shows, and has previously performed for the Tempe Center for the Arts, the Mesa Arts Center, the Old Town Center for the Arts, the Sedona Arts Center, municipal functions for the cities of Tempe, Phoenix, Casa Grande, Goodyear and Jerome, for the Valley Metro Light Rail Kickoff Concert with Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, the Fiesta Bowl New Year's Eve Block Party, the John Lennon Songwriting Tour Bus, the Great Arizona Beer Festivals, the P.F. Chang's Rock and Roll Marathons, for Tempe's Earth Day Celebration and Concert at the Marina music series, for the July 4th Celebrations for Phoenix, Mesa and Casa Grande, the Tempe Festival of the Arts; The Tempe Marketplace, Page Springs and Alcantara Wineries, The Spirit Room, Mile High, The Bordello & Quince in Jerome, Coyote Joe's, Brick and Bones, The Distillery and El Gato Azul in Prescott, 89A and Vino Di Sedona, The Sail Inn and Cactus Jack’s; D'Arcy McGee's, The Grasshopper Grill, The Hotel Monte Vista in Flagstaff and (Alice) CoopersTown in Phoenix.
Sedona Arts Center Interview
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Click on the picture to read the interesting article written in 2017 by Executive Director, Eric Holowacz, in celebration of Sedona Arts Center's 60th Anniversary Year.
Tommy was featured TWICE on AZ Highways TV in 2021
Click on the picture to watch the Christmas 2021 Special
Tommy was featured twice on AZ Highways TV in 2021: you can watch the Sept. 2021 segments on his video page (click the link below) or on his YouTube channel. CLICK ON THE PICTURE ABOVE TO WATCH THE 2021 CHRISTMAS SPECIAL.