Music Director for the Greater Saint Paul Baptist Church and owner of Tomcat Productions, Thomas McCree finds himself to be Oaklands and East Bay areas most sought after and renowned drummer and music director. Mr. McCree has been a professional drummer for over 10 years and finds his inspiration from such legendary drummers as, Dennis Chambers, Dave Weckl, and Billy Cobham, which makes his playing style and technique to be one of diversity and fluidity to include but not limited to funk, gospel, jazz, reggae, hip-hop, soul, and R&B.
Thomas McCree is not only skilled in his craft but is also an accomplished musician. He currently plays various groups such as, Wisdom Creations (hip-hop, reggae band), The Walter Earl Group (soul jazz), Serendipity Project (hip-hop, funk band), Fiji (Hawaiian Artist), and also ministers with Every Word Ministries (Seventh Day Adventist Ministries) as primary drummer, and Greater St. Paul Baptist Church, where he is the Music Director.
His expertise is also featured in a Master Class and Shedding session that can both be found on the website, gospelchops.com, a website that provides a platform where some of Northern California’s best musicians are able to share ideas, teach lessons and introduce and highlight their craft and skills to the World. And to top off his list of successes, he is the newest addition to the world renowned Drummerworld.com website, dubbed as The great gospel drummer and one of Americas newest rising stars in the world of drumming.