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Tom Mitchell is a hard driving swing/jazz guitar player and singer. His true to style interpretations of this music make him a much sought after performer and teacher. Tom has recorded and toured with the legendary recording artist Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks, appearing on several acclaimed recordings featuring a whos who of guest artists. Making his home in the Baltimore/DC area, Tom performs on acoustic and electric guitar with various combos like, hot jazz duo The Blue Rhythm Boys, Brooks Tegler's Hot Jazz, and with Lindy Hop Heaven, favorites of the East coast dance circuit. He also can be seen with Double Scotch, his hard swinging quintet with Kevin Wimmer, playing everything from Nat Cole to Django Reinhardt.
As a teacher and performer, Tom has taught and performed at a number of prestigious folk events such as Ashokan Fiddle and Dance, Pugeot Sound Guitar Workshop, The Swannanoa Gathering, The Festival of American Fiddle Tunes, and The Augusta Heritage Workshops.