|Born||29 April 1975|
|Labels||Dreamteam, LC Music|
|Website||http://www.tomvanstiphout.be/ (in Dutch)|
Tom Vanstiphout (born 29 April 1975) is a Belgian musician who has made four solo albums and has toured with Clouseau, Jan Leyers and Milow.
Vanstiphout was born in Kapellen. He started his musical career with Morbid Elly, a short-lived band with his sister which only produced one six song demo tape. He then became a professional musician as a live band member for a number of Belgian artists like Jan Leyers, Clouseau or Milow. He also regularly played with De Laatste Showband in a daily talkshow on Eén.
In his solowork, he is mainly influenced by James Taylor.He made his first album, Motion, in 2004, which landed him a number of concerts, a.o. on Folk Dranouter. In 2009, he released a second album, Working Man. In 2013, he released Little Beams of Light and in December 2015 he released Playing Guitar helps.
He is often considered one of Belgium's finest musicians, both as a studio musicianand as a live performer. In 2009, he was one of the four nominees for Best Musician at the MIA's, the Belgian Music Industry Awards.
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