Composer and guitarist of Jazz Funk Fusion with instrumental pop rock influences, Tom Ibarra, born at the end of 1999, is noticed very young for his virtuosity and his rich and dynamic compositions but also for his melodic lines that hold back.
Winner of numerous prizes; SACEM young talent in 2013 and 2014, Special Prize of the Jazz Jury Au Phare in 2015, Young Espoir Action Jazz in 2016, multi-primed Jazz in Oloron in 2017, he became the 1st winner of the prestigious English LetterOne Rising Stars Jazz Award at the beginning of 2018.
At just 19 years old, the young composer and guitarist already has two albums to his credit, including SPARKLING, released in 2018, which has been toured on major French and European stages with his group, the Tom Ibarra Group.
Tom has numerous national and international collaborations such as Michael League, Federico Malaman, Gergo Borlai, Nina Atal, Igor Falecki... as well as numerous appearances with Marcus Miller, Didier Lockwood, Anderson Paak, Richard Bona...
He joined Dam'nco, a group led by drummer Damien Schmitt, and also performs in Sideman with other artists.
Since 2015 Tom has been wearing the Ibanez brand for guitars, and since 2016 by DVMark for amps.
- Electric guitar