Tom Carroll first realized his love for playing the guitar after reading an article in Guitar World about the young blues phenoms Jonny Lang and Kenny Wayne Shepard.
With this new discovery of blues music, Tom soon realized what he wanted to do with his life. He started taking guitar lessons at the Fabulous School of Music, specializing in
blues and classic rock.
After high school, he took his music studies to the next level, graduating from Berklee College of Music, Boston. Tom has enjoyed teaching guitar, ukulele, piano and banjo at
the Fabulous School for over twenty years. His many students appreciate his knowledge and passion for music and his ability to make learning music fun, as well as tailoring the lessons based on each students’ needs and musical goals.
In addition to teaching, Tom is a professional musician who has played in various bands around the North Shore/Boston area. He participated in the International Blues
Challenge in Memphis after winning Boston Music Award’s Blues Artist of the Year with the group Gracie Curran & the High Falutin’ Band. Currently, you can see him play live with The Few Abide, Barrelhouse Brotherhood, and as a duo with singer Ashley Skeffington.