Early Set by Thomas Albert at Blue Frog, Mumbai

  • Date / Time: 03/31/2015 : 8:30 PM
  • Location: The Blue Frog
  • Address: The Blue Frog, Mathuradas Mills Compound, Senapati Bapat Marg,Mumbai,Maharashtra,India
  • Entry: Free
Thomas Albert had never toyed with the idea of tripping on life as a musician-lyricist-singer.

As a church choir participant in 2004, he was doomed as a flat singer; nonetheless, he took up someone’s genuine advice to learn an instrument- and so the guitar it was. With active church participation, Thomas Albert’s skills in singing and rhythm guitar gradually picked up his tune and people listened.

Somewhere down that point, he began collaborating with fellow artists. His his first Classic Rock and Blues band – “Club 27”- was a one gig stint, followed by jamming with various Vadodara based artists such as Rohit Vasudevan, Varun Haran, Tom Antony and Ketan Kanjariya, amongst others. Thomas Albert mostly free-lanced as a rhythm guitarist and a backing vocalist. This lead him to being the lead vocalist for an Ahmedabad based Classic Rock & Metal band – “Immortal Knights. This journey with various artists helped him realize and zero down on his genre of comfort and interest- Pop and Pop-Rock- nonetheless, he credits his versatility to being open to other genres. 2011 saw him form a three piece acoustic blues and pop band with Skand Bhupendra and Gagan Malhotra under the name – “Cakerette”, based in Vadodara. The band remained active with him for about a year and half.

Thomas Albert was himself surprised by the songwriter in him.One of his first songs – Arzoo, re-written by Dushyanth Goswamy, became one of his masterpieces. More songs found their words and rhythm in him during his phase of “Cakerette”. He has also collaborated with various songwriters such as Dushyanth Goswamy, Nidhi Avinash, Krupa Gandhi, Skand Bhupendra, Ken Kenry and Gokul Prasannan.