Originally from North London, Tom Halpenny is an exciting and innovative guitarist who has performed with Ron Carter, George Benson, Rob Bargad, Jimmy Preacher Robins, and Curtis Mayfield amongst other world class musicians. Tom plays regularly on the international circuit, performing in some of the best-known clubs around the world, often playing in London, New York, Berlin and Shanghai. He performs and records extensively with his own groups and as a sideman for many other musicians. Tom's performances span the spectrum of jazz, pop, funk and rock, and is always grooving hard.

Tom moved to New York in 1996 to study in the jazz program at the City College of New York with some of the worlds most renowned musicians, including bassist Ron Carter, and guitarists Vick Juris, Gene Burtoncini and Kenny Wessel. He has also studied jazz composition and arranging and is an imaginative and compelling composer in his own right.

In addition, Tom is an accomplished music teacher and educator, and has inspired hundreds of children and adults through the medium of music in both London and New York.