Tom Cooney is a singer-songwriter and guitarist who has been performing and
teaching since his teenage years. Tom plays genres on the jazz fringes, including
jazz blues. He also plays and sings American Songbook standards. Tom's original
music is best described as Contemporary Folk with Blues, Jazz, and Gospel
influences. A Connecticut native, Tom lives in greater Bethlehem, PA.
Tom began performing at age 15. He has performed performed as a solo and small
combo artist. He has also taught beginner and intermediate guitar, bass, music
theory, and songwriting for over thirty years.
A student and lover of music, Tom minored in Applied Music while in college where
he studied jazz guitar with the awesome Norman Johnson