ABOUT TOM BATES
Tom has been playing guitar for over twelve years, having started his first band at the age of 14. In that time he has graduated from the Brighton Institute Of Modern Music with a BA (Honours) in Professional Musicianship, played all over the country with his current bands Milk White Throat and Blackstorm (ex-earthtone9, ex-Ghost of a Thousand) as well as receiving local and national radio play.
Tom has been teaching in primary and secondary schools in the Sussex area for the last four years as well as gaining much experience teaching privately for the last six years. This makes him competent teaching all ages and levels of ability. He is a broad player with much live and session experience in a rock/metal context although is also an accomplished acoustic player.
Tom’s home studio is located on Cromwell Road, very close to Hove Station. There is parking day or night, plenty of Bus Routes and only a 15 minute walk from Brighton or Hove Station.
The studio is fully equipped with Marshall amps, Blackstar amps, a range of guitars including electric and acoustic. Set up with audio interface, recording gear and the latest ipad technologies, Tom is able to slow tracks down to pick out guitar parts, record customised tracks and basically provide all that any guitar student could need!