Thomas Woods is a native of Fort Worth, Texas. He began his professional career in 1992 and began his first Jazz small group in 1996. By 1998, he had developed, with the help of fellow band members, a very successful ensemble that played throughout Texas and the surrounding states.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance from Texas Wesleyan University and is currently the Director of Music at Mary Immaculate Church in Farmers Branch, Texas.
Thomas Woods joined Think Big! and the Bulletproof Brass Band in 2002.
Thomas has had the opportunity to play all over the country. He performed in New York’s Carnegie Hall in 1998, Dallas’ Meyerson Symphony Center, Fort Worth’s Bass Hall, and countless other venues. He also played along side jazz greats such as Peter Erksine, Roberta Picket, Dave Pietro, Ed Peterson, Alan Vizzuti, Dave Mancini, Dennis DiBlasio, Byron Stripling, Frank Mantooth, Clint Strong, Scott Harrell, The Count Basie Orchestra, and many others. He currently clinics regional high school and middle school Jazz Bands and choirs.
After establishing Thomas Woods Music, he has been able to work with the nation’s top artists and produce for such names as The Steve Harvey Show, Toby Keith, Vince Gill, and many others. He is constantly working with the area’s top artists on various recording, production, and mastering sessions.
Thomas is a current member of the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA), National Association of Pastoral Musicians (NPM), and is an affiliated member with Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) as a songwriter. He is also an affiliated member of BMI through his publishing company, Thomas Woods Music.