Thomas Oliver


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Thomas Oliver best known for his flagship band, The Thomas Oliver Band, whose debut album “Baby, I’ll Play” was awarded “iTunes New Zealand’s Best Blues & Roots Album of 2011”, is also internationally recognized as one of the leading players of the Weissenborn lap-slide guitar. His dynamic solo acoustic performances will lead you on a journey venturing between Roots, Rock and Blues.

Thomas has supported a legion of distinguished artists including Cold Chisel, Xavier Rudd, Eric Clapton, Joe Cocker, George Thorogood, Tom Jones, Cold Chisel, Fat Freddy’s Drop and Gin Wigmore, and The T.O.B.’s recent summer tour with Jimmy Barnes saw Thomas personally invited to play his signature lap steel with Jimmy Barnes himself.

Thomas has also developed a reputation as a vocalist in Drum & Bass, having collaborated with some of the most respected producers, including Black Sun Empire, Rido and Concord Dawn, and boasting releases on prestigious labels, including Goldie’s own Metalheadz.

2013 will see a number of releases for Thomas Oliver, including the release of the first full-length, all instrumental, all Weissenborn album, titled “Beneath The Weissenborn”.

Last edited: 12.04.16

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