Tommy Lee


Drummer for Left of Nowhere, a Chicago Based Indie Original Rock Band







What is music to you? What does it give you?

Music is freedom from the everyday grind. It has been my constant companion almost my whole life.

What is your music dream?

To leave a legacy of original music that people enjoy.

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

To give the wold a greater appreciation for the arts.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Caravan as performed by The Louie Bellson Band.

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Iron Maiden, Rush, Pink Floyd, Billy Joel, Kansas

What inspires you to make music?

The passion to better myself and my art

What is the message you want to send with your music?

Don't ever give up on your dreams

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

Glad to share what brings me joy with others

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

It is easier to create music to bring to the masses nowadays, but with this also has made a even more crowded market that makes it harder to get people to listen to yours.

What do you think of Drooble?

I think that any place musicians can collaborate is a good thing.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

The ability to spend more time on it.

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

Yes, via social media, local venues.

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Willingness to devote the time needed to produce a quality product; practice, practice, practice.

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

Stone Senate, Sol Seed