Tom McCredie grew up in Wakefield, Yorkshire. He first moved to London in 2010 and his first few years were spent playing with Trad/Dixieland bands before joining more progressive groups. He now plays with Elliot Galvin (European Young Jazz group of the year 2014), Keith Tippet and Rob Luft. Tom is also a singer songwriter, playing guitar and singing in his own project. He also takes a keen interest in music education and has given masterclasses at Royal Welsh College of Music and Leeds College of Music, as well as coaching regional youth projects.