Houston based singer/songwriter Tom Tranchilla performs a variety of folk, Americana, country, ragtime and Blues, both covers and originals. Tom specializes in finger-style six and twelve string acoustic guitar and vocals.  In addition, Tom Host’s the weekly radio show, “Songwriter’s Studio” on Pacifica Radio’s, KPFT, 90.1, Houston, TX (, featuring songwriters, both regional and national.

Tom's most recent CD, "Acoustic Audio-Dacity" (recorded with partner and picker extraordinair Buddy Allen) is a finger-picker's paradise with original and covers that you're sure to fall in love with. His CD "Sketches of Life" contains two internet radio chart toppers: "Union Man" reached #4 on the Texas top 40 ( and has been featured on numerous labor talk shows across the country. Tom's arrangement/recording of Ball and Sultan's "The Perfect Woman" recently reached #2 on the Texas Top 40 charts. Sketches of Life, received great reviews from My Texas as well from as DJ's on Houston's KPFT 90.1.

Tom’s 2001 release "That Train" received high reviews from Music News: “That Train is a great listen. The songs will make you tap your toes and make a tear come to your eye.”  Several of the tracks from That Train have been featured on Pacifica Radio and Rick Gardener's, Pickin' and Swingin' radio show.

Tom is a member of HAAM (Houston Association of Acoustic Musicians), HAS (Houston Songwriers Association) and the National Folk Alliance.

Tom plays as a solo artist or with string wizard, Buddy Allen (guitar, mandolin, fiddle & banjo). Tom is available for performances at coffee houses, clubs, festivals, house concerts, private functions and benefits.


For booking information call Tom: 832-724-3982 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


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