Jazz guitar standards with a southern influence.
Thomas Norris recently graduated summa cum laude from the College of Charleston, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Jazz Guitar Performance.
Norris was born in Charleston, however he has lived all over the country. His musical journey began in kindergarten when he started taking piano lessons, although the guitar became his main focus at the age of twelve. Like many kids playing the guitar, he was initially attracted to rock and metal, however he gradually shifted his musical tastes to the world of Jazz music.
Norris is now a professional musician in Charleston. When he isn’t playing gigs or practicing, Thomas can be found on the water paddling his kayak. One day, he hopes to complete a Master’s Degree in music and attain a professorship at a university, or attend medical school and become a physician. Whatever happens, music will always be an important part of his life. Catch Norris live, solo or with a band, at one of these local hotspots in Charleston each week: Prohibition, Edmund’s Oast, Proof, Grill 225.