Tommy Keys, International Boogie and Blues Man, has a winning combination - Barrelhouse Boogie & Blues Piano with moody, Soulful Vocals.His individual style encompasses elements of New Orleans Blues, Funk, Boogie and Jazz.
In addition to becoming an International Blues Challenge (IBC's) Finalist. Tommy has played the Burghausen Jazz Festival in Germany and has opened for such greats as Watermelon Slim & The Workers, Bryan Lee, Studebaker John, The Kinsey Report, Big Bill Morganfield, Smokin' Joe Kubek and Stuff, in addition to playing alongside many local celebrities.
His first 2 CD's, "2 Left Hands" and "Side Street Boogie", have received great reviews as well as getting International air play. His New CD released January 31st 2010, titled "Man in the Moon" is getting rave national reviews and airplay.
"Now, Tommy Keys - THAT'S Blues!" - Tom Bingham, WCVF-FM
"The Man in the Moon" is probably Key's best work yet, and it's a winning combination of styles all fueled by his formidable keyboards and vocals. - James "Skyy Dobro" Walker, Blues Blast Magazine
The acoustic piano player Tommy Keys adds delightful boogie woogie-blues stylings throughout. Some of the best moments are when his piano is out front for a solo. - Greg 'Bluesdog' Szalony, Blues Blast Magazine
"a great showcase of Tommy Keys and company's playing, but has several moments where Keys songwriting and singing skills do shine brightly." - fulltimeblues.com