Today, we are having an interaction with Tom Coles. He is a UK based Versatile Guitarist and plays across the UK. He picked up the guitar when he was 15 and has been a guitarist for about 5 years now. He has played in acoustic duos, function gigs and originals bands as well.
I was really moved when I listened to his story and really wanted the world to know about it. Before I begin the story, here is a little background about him:
He was born in Bristol and grew in Weston. He is 20 years old and still a college student. Tom was passionate about music since he was 12 years old. He started learning Guitar as a hobby. One of his school teachers taught him basic chords and songs. Back then, he wanted to be a campfire Guitar player. He plays at weddings and also does gigs and sessions.
He has been inspired by a lot of Guitarists such as Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, BB King, Phillip Sayce, Guthrie Govan. He is also inspired by Jazz and Fusion musicians such as Alex Hutchings, George Benson, Josh Smith, and Eric Johnson.
Here is his story that would strengthen your faith in the Power of belief!
The doctor said to his parents that he will never be able to walk or talk in his life. His dad used to read to him every night to try and help him. And he used to encourage him to walk. As he wasn’t prepared to see, that happen. But how the doctor was wrong. At two years old, Tom was able to walk, and at 3, he said his first word. After that, it changed everything. He has been to two different schools, has completed 4 years in college, completed his extended diploma, and now he would be studying Jazz music at a prominent university!
And now, about his guitar playing skills.
He plays amazing Guitar. In fact, he doesn’t just play his electric Guitar, he rocks it. Everything seems to vibrate when he turns up that amp. It makes your heart pound faster. You can feel the vibrations tingling on your skin, cheekbone, and also your hair.
A message from him for our readers:
Just keep making those baby steps every day. You think you are not moving, but when you look back, you will realize how far you have come.⠀
Also, Never take criticism from someone you wouldn’t go to for advice.
He keeps collaborating with other music artists on his Instagram. If you want to request a song for him to do or if you want to do a collaboration with him. Feel free to get in touch with him on his Instagram. He always loves working with Instagram musicians. ⠀