For those who will crawl over broken glass to make music
Or at least those who are willing to invest in it!
A virtuosic guitar player and percussionist, Tom is known for his session-lead work and specialization in rock, country, and soul. Drawing inspiration from his former teacher Mike Casey, son of Wrecking Crew members Al Casey, and Charles Carey, Frear has a wide spectrum of musical styles and abilities that he pulls from in his playing. Tom was mentored in college by Dr. Sandy Schaefer, another accomplished studio musician who in the past has worked with bands such as the Temptations. Frear has been producing and engineering music at Cottonwood Studio since 2019. He is a multinational producer and has recorded and performed with groups and individuals from across the United States.
Sometimes things happen fast. Within four years we've recorded artists with hundreds of millions of Spotify streams and those who tour across the country. We're hoping to add Grammy award winning artist to our proverbial trophy wall. Maybe that will be you!
Cottonwood Studio is a full featured audio recording studio featuring all hempcrete construction, the first of its kind in the world. Musicians of all genres come here to record their masterpieces.