B i o g r a p h y
Tom Ollendorff is a jazz guitarist based in London. In 2015 Tom was awarded the Yamaha Scholarship for Outstanding Jazz Musicianship.
Tom has performed with a wide range of highly respected artists and ensembles, including Geoff Simkins, Dave Cliff, Bill McHenry, Jeff Williams and Ari Hoenig, French group EYM and Welsh Singer Megan Thomas. He has appeared at venues and festivals in the UK, France, China, Slovakia, Switzerland and Holland.
He is a visiting tutor at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff.
"Tom Ollendorff is one of the world's finest guitarists. His music is complex yet rooted in melody and feeling" (Gilad Hekselman)
"A highly talented, Imaginative player" ( The Jazz Man)
"He is gaining a formidable reputation as an outstanding improviser and imaginative composer"(Bracknell Jazz)
"I really enjoy the playing and writing of young guitarist Tom Ollendorff, definitely one to watch and listen out for" ( Helen Mayhew, Jazz FM)