Price was well-known in the West Tennessee area as an outstanding
performer and teacher. Tom began teaching guitar in the Nixon
Tom was an adjunct faculty member of
the Lambuth University music department where he taught classical
guitar and directed the Lambuth University Classical Guitar Ensemble.
He held a bachelor of science degree in music education and also a
bachelor of music degree in guitar performance. He studied with
the distinguished guitarist John Johns, artist-teacher at Vanderbilt
University's Blair School of Music. Tom had been associated with the
Tennessee Arts Commission Touring Program. As accompanist for
Jackson Folk singer "Bull" Durham, Tom performed on the PBS
television series "Austin City Limits".
Tom was the owner of PM Music, a retail music store
in Jackson Tennessee that specializes in guitars, musical equipment,
and lesson programs.
had 4 recordings to
"Little Bunny Foo Foo":
A collection of children's songs. New songs combined with fresh
arrangements of standard tunes and a pleasant acoustic sound
that draw children in to the music, it has been a PROVEN
FAVORITE with all who have acquired it!
"Court Alley Re-visited"
features Tom with Willi X Evans, Bull Durham, Will
Edwards and friends. It is a collection of acoustic folk and
features a collection of solo classical and acoustic guitar
songs, including works by Bach, Sor, and Villa-Lobos. There are
also several light jazz tunes and two solo hammered dulcimer
"Folk Songs of the Davis
Wizard House" has a blues and folk flavor. Performing
with Tom are several of the areas leading musicians doing songs
by Leadbelly, Woody Guthrie, Grateful Dead, and others.
Tom performed frequently in the West
Tennessee area. He entertained groups both large and small
from black tie to blue jeans with equal versatility.
Tom's Reading List
Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert
The Zen Teachings of Jesus Leong
Three Nights in August Bissinger
Anything by Kinky Friedman
Shelby Foote's Civil War series
Nicholas and Alexandria
War and Rememberance Wouk
What they Don't Teach You at Harvard Business School
The Illuminated Rumi