Singer Songwriter - Male Vocals - Blues, Folk, Country, Roots/Classic Rock Wrote, produced two first round Grammy qualifying Contemporary Blues CD's Have access to recording studio to put vocals down
2007 Voted best self produced Blues CD by The Black Swamp Blues Society.
"When She Whispers Your Name" Submitted to the 2008 IBC in Memphis, TN.
2008 Texas Roots Music Association Entertainer Of The Year Nominee.
2008 First Round Qualifier Grammy's Best Contemporary Blues Album.
“When She Whispers Your Name”
2009 Toledo Blade Battle Of The Bands Blues Winners.
2009 Toledo Ohio People’s Choice Award for Songs of Toledo. “I Am Toledo”
2009 Toledo City Paper Best Blues Band Toledo Ohio
2009 Toledo City Paper Best Underrated Band in Toledo Ohio
2009 Toledo City Paper Tom Clawson Runner Up Singer Songwriter in Toledo Ohio
2010 Played Ohio State Fair
2010 Toledo Blade Battle Of The Bands Classic Rock Runner Up
2011 Toledo City Paper Runner Up Best Blues Band Toledo Ohio
2011 Winner Solo/Duo N.W. Ohio Black Swamp Blues Society challenge - Tom and Alex Clawson
2012 Tom & Alex performed Solo/Duo Comp at Kings Palace Beale Street
for International Blues Comp. Memphis, TN.
2012 Toledo City Paper Best Blues Band Toledo Ohio
2013 Release 2nd CD “No Medicine Like The Blues”
2014 Voted best self produced blues CD by The Black Swamp Blues Society.
"No Medicine Like The Blues" Submitted to the 2014 IBC in Memphis, TN
2014 First Round Qualifier Grammy's Best Blues Album
"No Medicine Like The Blues"
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Interview with Tom Clawson (TC)
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: "When She Whispers Your Name" my 1st CD - Made 1st round in the Contemporary Blues Grammy's Selection
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Working on two new songs. One Blues Rock and one Singer Songwriter
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Watching the pieces of the puzzle come together
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: We do this for the money
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What do you want to do with your finished product?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Ask tons of questions, you won't know unless you ask!
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I started playing country & 70's rock when I was 16. Started playing out in bars when I was 17 like 1975 or so :-)
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Laid back mix of blues, country & roots rock - very 70's sounding
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Garth Brooks, he's got so much talent and has been involved in all aspects of the music industry.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Know your song inside and out before you go into the studio - I find listening to my demo in a car for about a week really helps me hear the song, like really hear it!
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Singer songwriter, blues, country & roots rock
Q: What's your strongest skill?
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: At age 61 I bring a lot of knowledge and experience from life and school
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Review request, make sure I'm comfortable and knowledgeable on the task to complete it. Ask lots of questions upfront to get a clear picture of what is needed
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I work with two recording studios in the Toledo, OH area depending on what's required from the client
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: All the musicians from the band Buck69
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Put lyrics to music, Do vocals for demo recordings, Marketing and production advice