Love Is the Key
Tommy Coomes Industry Pioneer...Innovator...Artist...Mentor Professionalism and character...industry executive and top artist...left brain and right brain...heart and art. Tommy Coomes' unique combination of skills has meant 3 decades of significant contributions to contemporary Christian music-and counting. In the 70's, he was a member of the pioneering CCM group Love Song. He launched the creative department of Maranatha! Music, and directed it for nearly 30 years. He produced or executive produced several hundred recordings, including the popular Praise Album series. He recorded one solo album in 1981 called, 'Love Is The Key' which showcases his love of Rock, Soul, R&B, Pop and Jazz music. In 1989, he founded The Praise Band to explore new forms of worship and evangelism with Greg Laurie, which led to working with Franklin Graham and developing the music teams for Promise Keepers. The Tommy Coomes Band, which uses a mix of worship and evangelism to minister everywhere from the stadiums of North America to the barrios of El Salvador. They have recorded 12 albums and regularly perform with Franklin Graham and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association in the U.S. and overseas. Tommy is committed to mentoring and training the next generation of musical artists, songwriters and worship leaders, drawing on his wealth of experience in all areas of the music business and music ministry. His new company, Music Compass, is dedicated to equipping the church and influencing our culture to pursue a personal relationship with God.