Chicago area native Tommy Leerschen began his musical career as a classically trained pianist at age four. By eleven, Tommy was in his first band, where he was exposed to the sounds of Motown, Stax, the Blues, Gospel, and all the great Chicago-based bands on the radio. That combination, along with a great ear, helped shape the groove and soul you feel when Tommy plays and sings today.
A veteran musician with over forty years playing experience, as well as a talented vocalist, Tommy has worked with various singers and performers, combos, rock bands, blues bands, big bands, and orchestras both live and in the studio on projects ranging from jingles to full- length albums. Keyboardist and vocalist for twenty-six years with the Chicago based Blues Brothers tribute show, "The Blooze Brothers!" and is currently the pianist for the "Cornerstones of Rock" tour featuring the Ides of March, The Cryan' Shames, New Colony Six, The Buckinghams and Jimy Sohns and the Shadows of Knight.
His reputation as a solid musician has kept Tommy busy with long term projects throughout his career. You may not know him, but you have most likely heard him somewhere. A gifted writer/arranger as well, Tommy is working on his first EP to be released in early 2018.