Tom Levecchia began playing trumpet at the age of 9. When he went to high school he was a member of the All-State concert and jazz ensembles which featured some of the best young musicians in the state of New Jersey. Upon graduation, he decided to continue his passion for contemporary music and received a B.A. in Jazz Studies from Univ. of Arts. While at school, Tom had many playing experiences including a various number pit orchestras for local musical theater companies, big bands, jazz combos, and classical performances. From ’07-’14 he was living and performing in Prague, Czech Republic in where he was involved in numerous original bands that varied in styles from blues, funk, rock, reggae, salsa, and traditional African music. Tom hopes to use his knowledge to influence others interested in music.