With a musical heritage from his father, Ron Addison personifies rhythm and blues with his soulful and rocking lead singing. Hearing his mom and dad singing in church was his first taste of music. Falling in love with the blues as a teenager he quickly started singing along with BB King, Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy. The sounds from southern rock bands such as The Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd and ZZ Top gave him a wide appreciation of music. Playing and singing with his dad and brothers let him hear heartfelt country songs pulling once again on emotions. His singing is a blending of Bob Seger, Chris Stapleton, Joe Cocker and Elvis. Musicial dreams waited as family life and duties called. As a Army helicopter pilot, travels gave him a chance to perform in many countries. Coming back home to Virginia he retired from the Va. Sate Police and finally to pursue his dream in music. Fans know him from his band TOMCATS and guest performing with other local bands. He is soon releasing his debut CD and spreading his performances as far as possible.
TomCats are a band that will remind you why you love music or introduce you to a whole new heartfelt world in music. This Southwest Virginia based band plays blues and rock to make your feet dance and , WARNING, your heart ready to burst with emotions. Many influences set the groundwork from a blend of professional musical abilities and personalities.