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Tom Lockwood 2015 CD

August 12, 2015

Band: Tom Lockwood
Release: Ace in the Hole
Year: 2015, July 22nd.
Genre: Blues
Home: Chatham Ontario Canada.

01 There Was You
02 Nickel and a Nail
03 Runaway
04 Mary Ann
05 Ace in the Hole
06 Gimmee Some
07 Walk Away
08 When You Got a Good Friend
09 Philly
10 Sun Song
11 Angel Eyes
12 Amazing Grace

Tom Lockwood – Guitar
Dan Taylor – Vocals
Mark Tremblay – keyboards
Mark Wolfe – drums
Brent Hunter – bass

About: Tom Lockwood has been a working musician for over forty years. In that time he has released 5 albums under his own name, had his compositions used in television and radio productions in 33 countries around the world, has had to opportunity to work with some of Canada’s finest musicians and taught literally thousands of people to play the guitar. His 2011 Blues record with the amazing Jaimee Paul on vocals has been picked up by streaming services around the world-with digital sales in 15 of them. His acoustic playing has been recognized by guitarists such as Don Ross and Liona Boyd and publications like Guitar Player magazine. His electric work has been compared by Le Net Blues to the late, great Gary Moore. In 2010 , two of Tom’s performances were included on a sampler of virtuoso guitarists from the Acoustic Guitar Forum. In 2009, Tom toured with harmonica virtuoso Mike Stevens in Western Canada. In 2011, the Tom Lockwood Band took part in the International Blues Challenge in Memphis and in 2012 Tom performed at the Montreal Guitar Show representing Luthier Dennis Kwasnycia.

Discography as of 2015
1989 – Tom Lockwood – Passion Flower
1991 – Tom Lockwood – Streamline
1996 – Tom Lockwood – Ascension
2003 – Tom Lockwood – Hands On
2007 – Tom Lockwood – Point Of View
2011 – Tom Lockwood – Common Ground
2012 – Fowler/Lockwood Band – ST
2015 – Tom Lockwood – Ace in the Hole

* Website.
* iTunes Download/Preview.
* Video – Gimmee Some (Live).



Tom Lockwood CD 2011

April 14, 2011

Artist: Tom Lockwood
CD Release: Common Ground (Tom Lockwood with Jaimee Paul)
Year: 2011
Genre: Blues
Home: Chatham Ontario Canada.

  This is a 13 track CD featuring a couple of original compositions from guitarist Tom Lockwood, his first electric guitar release.

Notes:  Tom performed in many bands through the early 1970’s before moving to Chatham (from Detroit) in 1977.
Through the 1980’s, Tom’s focus was on composing music on Classical and steel string guitar. During the nineties, Tom released 2 CD’s. 2011 marks 34 years of private guitar teaching for Mr. Lockwood. He can also be seen performing solo or with his band at Blues festivals, corporate events, or special entertainment for various functions.

Vocals – Jaimee Paul
Guitar – Tom Lockwood
Trumpet – Leif Shires
Bass – Bob Hiltz & Bob Wilson
Keyboards – Mark Tremblay
Drums – Mark Wolfe

Photography & graphic design by Aaron Summerfield

You can purchase this CD at
Frank’s Music Centre, Strings n’ Things, Tony’s One Stop, The Book Brothers, Aug’s Video(Blenheim), Smith & Wilson (Cedar Springs)

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Tom Lockwood Discography
Passion Flower – 1989
Streamline – 1991
Ascension – 1996
Hands On – 2003
Point Of View – 2007
Common Ground (with Jaimee Paul) – 2011




Tom Lockwood – Point Of View (2007)

May 6, 2009


Tom Lockwood
Release : Point Of View
Year : 2007
Material:  Both original and cover osngs.

CD includes playing from  Pat Crone and Larry Pohjola. Recorded and Produced by Bob Hiltz at Eyrespace Studios.

   This brand new CD again features a mix of ensemble pieces, layered guitar compositions and solo guitar performances. Produced by Bob Hiltz. “The work is slanted towards my interpretations of jazz standards, both classic (Duke Ellington) and modern (Steely Dan, Pat Metheny), but there’s lots of original pieces as well!”

Tracks: Black Orpheus,  Steely Dan Medley, Crystal Silence, Rise And Shine (Part 1), Lillooet, Always And Forever, Another Road, Ellington Medley, Misty, Straight Up, Point Of View, Summertime, Rise And Shine (Part 2), Lullaby, The Last Spike, The Glen

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Tom Lockwood – Hands On (2003)

May 6, 2009


Artist : Tom Lockwood
Home : Chatham
 Release Title : Hands On (CD) 
Music Style : Acoustical Guitar
Date : 2003

Musicians : Tom Lockwood

The Scoop : Never less than professional, Tom is one of the area’s most popular & noted Guitarist’s.
   He has performed in Rock bands in the past but his heart is in creating acoustic guitar compositions.
   Tom spreads his knowledge & passion through teaching guitar lessons & has taught most of this cities new artists. It is always nice to be able to catch Tom perform a solo show or catch him at  an open jam with other local artists.
  The tune “Mercy,Mercy,Mercy” garnered lots of CBC airplay and racked up emails from listeners all over Canada.

Recording credits
Executive Producers : Greg & Mary Bentley
Recorded & Mixed by Bob Hiltz @ Eyres Space Studio, Chatham except ‘Cirrus’ which was recorded by Dave Norris.

Track Listing 1. Nighthawks  2. Mercy, Mercy, Mercy  3. Emily  4. Fat Tuesday  5. Honey Brown 
6. Hands On  7. Waiting for an Angel  8. Prelude  9. Cirrus  10. Nine Yards
 11. Nine Yards  12. Here & Now  13. Passion Flower  14. The Shadow Of Your Smile 
15. My Favorite Things  16. Daybreak  17. Promised Land  18. If I Could….. 
19. Last Call  20. White River Rag

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Tom Lockwood – Ascension (1996)

May 6, 2009


Tom Lockwood
: Ascension
Year : 1996

This CD featured a cover by esteemed artist Brian Jones, whose work was also used on “Streamline”

Tom Lockwood – Guitars
Pat Crone – Drums, congas, keyboards
Brent Hunter – 6 string fretless bass
Mark Tremblay – Piano and Synthesizer
Stephen Fowler – Synth programs and pre-nut guitar (Ascension)

Engineered and produced by: Stephen Fowler

Smoke and Mirrors
02 Blues for Lenny Breau
03 Waltz for Ken
04 One From The Heart
05 Proctor’s Retreat
06 American Gothic
07. Misty Moon
08. Puddles
09. Monkey Puzzle
10. Duke
11. Feel First
12. Pass it On
13. Common Ground
14. Two Villages
15. Ascension



Tom Lockwood – Streamline (1991)

May 6, 2009


Tom Lockwood
: Streamline
Year: 1991

This followup Cassette only release was met with great reviews, with a full page feature in the Our Times section of the the London Free Press praising Tom’s “World class music”.

This release featured some ensemble pieces as well as more original solo pieces by Tom. Again produced by Steve Fowler.



Tom Lockwood – Passion Flower (1989)

May 6, 2009


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Tom Lockwood
: Passion Flower
Date : 1989

After receiving encouragement from many guitarists, including Classical virtuoso Liona Boyd, Tom releases this cassette of all original solo guitar performances (produced by Steve Fowler).

This release is well reviewed and one track especially; “Blues for Lenny Breau” receives substantial CBC airplay.



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