Tom DuFore has been writing and performing since he was a young boy. He has always had a passion for expressing himself through music and sharing it with others. He began his career through his church as a member of the youth hand bells and choir. By the time he was in High School it was clear that Tom was a natural born performer and songwriter, having written his first composition at age 15. He has always enjoyed being a solo artist and performing with the harmonic acoustic sounds of a guitar or piano and a voice.
His performance career had its humble beginnings at his small congregation church, which eventually led to performances in front of crowds of thousands. Tom has been featured as a soloist at the Chicago Shedd Aquarium during a fundraiser for Chicago's Fire Fighters and has also performed as an opening ceremony guest artist for John Jacobsen's, America Sings. Tom DuFore has performed as a solo artist at the Showchoir Camps of America Talent Show at Heidlberg College. He has also sung as a choir member for Linda Eder at her Christmas concert at the Oriental Theatre in Chicago and also sang as a choir member for Howard Shore's "The Lord of the Rings Symphony" at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago. He has performed on NBC Channel 5 Chicago's Easter Special "A Different Drummer" with the Elmhurst College Choir. More recently, Tom DuFore has been a guest artist with a local Chicago band called, The FranBand.
Tom is thrilled to have completed his debut album, “I Wanna Tell You,” and would like to thank his fans for their continued commitment and support. Without you this would not be possible. Please keep tuned to Tom DuFore’s website for additional news and performances.
Here is a review of Tom DuFore's debut album, "I Wanna Tell You."
"I Wanna Tell You," is Tom DuFore's debut album and is the embodiment of who he is. If you are looking to laugh, cry, smile, and take a moment to escape for a while, then look no further. Right from the beginning of the album you are captivated by the melodic hooks and the intoxicating harmony that has you humming these songs for weeks to come. This radio friendly and radio ready album is the perfect choice for a social gathering, an intimate moment, or a personal setting when you are looking to find yourself.Tom DuFore appears to be a master at creating a well-balanced album that will surprise you with its fabulous arrangements and melodies. You do not want to wait another minute if you have not yet listened to "I Wanna Tell You," the debut album of Tom DuFore.