What do Buddy Guy, Delbert McClinton, ZZ Top, Hank Williams Jr., BB King, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Billy Ray Cyrus, Meat Loaf, Rascal Flatts, Johnny Winter, George Thorogood, Susan Tedeschi, Van Zant, American Idol and Walt Disney Pictures all have in common? Tom Hambridge.
TOM HAMBRIDGE (aka The Hammer) is a Grammy® Award-Winning Producer, Songwriter, Singer And Drummer. You may have seen Tom on TV at The White House in Washington DC playing drums for Mick Jagger, Jeff Beck or heard the songs he’s written with Billy Gibbons on ZZ Top albums or heard songs he’s written with Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant and Rickey Medlocke on Lynyrd Skynyrd albums. Tom has had over 350 of his songs recorded by musical greats including: Eric Clapton, ZZ Top, George Thorogood, BB King, Gretchen Wilson, Meat Loaf, Montgomery Gentry, Van Zant, The Outlaws, Delbert McClinton, NRBQ, Eric Burdon, Rascal Flatts, Billy Ray Cyrus and Lynyrd Skynyrd as well as having his songs in major motion pictures and countless TV shows. As a Solo Artist, he has released seven critically acclaimed CDs and has toured with Lynyrd Skynyrd, ZZ Top & the Doobie Brothers. Tom has also toured the world playing drums with: Boston, Hank Williams Jr., Chuck Berry, Susan Tedeschi, Roy Buchanan and Bo Diddley, just to name a few.
Tom produced, played, sang and wrote the songs on Grammy winning and nominated albums by: Susan Tedeschi, Johnny Winter and Buddy Guy including the 2014 Grammy nominated James Cotton album “Cotton Mouth Man” featuring Gregg Allman, Warren Haynes, Keb Mo and Joe Bonamassa. Tom also produced the new “Rhythm & Blues” Buddy Guy album on RCA which was given a perfect 4-Star review from USA Today. It is Buddy’s highest charting record ever and features: Kid Rock, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry from Aerosmith, Keith Urban and Gary Clark Jr. Tom has his imprint on an unprecedented 12 Award Nominations at the 2014 Blues Music Awards including Best Album, Best Song of The Year and Drummer of the Year.