Bassist,Tommy Lockett,CEO, of HEAT RECORDS has been making music since he attended the renown Berklee School of Music in Boston. There he studied composition with Michael Gibbs, and played in Herb Pomeroy’s recording band. At the same time, he studied Audio Engineering and Music Synthesis
with Michael Rendish and played regularly with a Free jazz Group called
SEARCH performing with THE ART ENSEMBLE OF CHICAGO, featuring
Lester Bowie, Arthur Blythe, Tiger Okoshi, The Fringe, Baird Heresy, and The
Year of the Ear
Since then Lockett has had the opportunity to record such artists as Arturo
Sandoval, Dee Light, The O’Jays, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Cheap Trick, Rickie Lee,Jones, Morris Day, Salt n’ Pepper, Celine Dion, Lyle Lovett, The Temptations,Alabama, to name a few.
HEAT RECORDS was formed in 1993, happily returning him to his jazz-fusion
roots. His first album “HEAT BECOMES LIGHT” featured Jamie Glaser
(Manhattan Transfer, Chick Corea and the Electrik band, Jean Luc Ponty on guitar,He has also produced John Stowell, Stanley Sagov,Underthings, as well as Indie Alternative bands on his label.
In the 90’s he was introduced to film score composer, BILL CONTI, which led
him down an unexpected path of FILM SCORING and MUSIC EDITING. He
has worked on more than 35 feature films for various composers including BillConti, George Fenton, John Frizzell, Mark Isham, Reinhold Heil, Johnny Klimek,the London Symphony and the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestras.
You can purchase Tommy's Albums on CD Baby, and itunes, or threw his record company web site: www.heatrecords.com
You can reach Tommy Lockett by, e-mail, or by visiting www.heatrecords.com.
For a complete list of his film work visit