Drummond is one of the four original founding members who formed Better Than Ezra in 1988. He was attending Louisiana State University at the time. Drummond, along with lead vocalist Kevin Griffin, are the only two original members of Better Than Ezra currently active with the band.
Tom Drummond is currently the only member of Better Than Ezra who still resides full time in New Orleans as of 2009. Bandmates Kevin Griffin and Michael Jerome are based in Nashville and Los Angeles respectively.