He began to write songs with Brian Craddock, guitar player for Chris Daughtry, and Daughtry himself. It was apparent at this point that the music they were creating was not to be denied. Once the music was in motion, the next step was finding the right team to share in Will's dream. After contemplating long and hard about a move to Nashville, Will decided to look no further than his hometown.
The search was continued for a lead guitar player with passion and drive to provide an uplifting sound to the music. After hearing that local musician Wally Worsley was heading out to Los Angeles to pursue music, Will pitched his plan to him before he departed. Wally was sold, and knew this could take his playing to the next level. The lineup is complete, and the vision is simple.
Provide listeners with songs that they can relate to, and feel a part of. The first steps have been taken, and the band is on the move. Will has just finished up his debut EP titled "This is your life" produced by Brian Craddock and Shep Stacy, mixed by Skidd Mills (Third Day, Saliva, BB King). Spreading music around the world, one person at a time II.
Will Thomas - On the album 'Live in Copenhagen' Great Southern rock and roll in its traditional form," says former Domino Bobby Whitlock, and anyone in search of down-home, white boy, Muscle Shoals, rock'n'soul in a Donnie Fritts/Travis Wammack bag need look no further. Thomas, here, tears down the roadhouse on a storming southern rocker that 30 years ago woulda given the Allmans a run for their money. Will Thomas carries the mantle of what he calls Alabama Music: a mixture of blues, country, Southern Rock, folk, and R&B. "When a CD can be opened to any cut on the disc and each song sounds fresh and lively, there's a reason to look hard and listen clearly.
This set is a winner." -Gritz Magazine. DWM Music Company: Will Thomas 'Live in Copenhagen' In the music world there are so many cliches it's downright obnoxious if you're one of us non-mainstreamers who knows better. When it comes to Southern Rock I think it's time we gave the old school a break, with continued respects, but allow some new blood to continue the tradition and add their names to the history book. Listening now to " Will Thomas - Live In Copenhagen " for the umpteenth time, I sure know where my vote goes. This epitome of Southern Rock moves me like nothing I've heard in ages. Searing guitars, horns, piano, and a geyser hot rhythm section compliment Will's emotion grit vocals thru this showcase of his fine original music, and one cover. This is a damn near Jazz Fusion Live Party no Southern Rock lover should be without.
Behind the beat you'll find Sequoia Tree deep global roots. From a Swedish fan, to Mexican food in Denmark. From a group of the finest musicians in Scandinavia, to the King of Roots Music, DJ Ray Pieters of Belgium. From Italy, Alabama, to The Lone Star State Of Texas.
Invoking the title " Global Southern Rock " to Will Thomas is my conclusion. (Eddie Russell - Country Eastern / Outlaw For Peace / Rainbow Smoke Network) CDBaby: Will Thomas Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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