Tommy Kessler

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Tommy Kessler
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Kessler performing with Blondie during their 2010 Endangered Species World Tour
Background information
Genres New wave, rock, pop, flamenco, classical
Occupation(s) Musician, producer, songwriter
Instruments Guitar
Pedal steel guitar
Lap steel guitar
Years active 2003–present
Associated acts Blondie, Rock of Ages, Blue Man Group, Telling on Trixie

Tommy Kessler is an American guitarist from Springboro, Ohio, currently in the new wave/rock band Blondie.[1]


Kessler joined Blondie in April 2010, replacing guitarist Paul Carbonara who had left Blondie during the sessions for their ninth studio album, Panic of Girls, to pursue other projects. Despite playing only on two songs Kessler was credited as a full time member in the liner notes.

Tommy Kessler also performs as a guitarist in the fictional 1980s rock band Arsenal in the Broadway musical, Rock of Ages,[1] a member since it opened off Broadway in 2008.

He has also been part of the band in the New York City performance of Blue Man Group since 2006.[citation needed]


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