Apr 17, 2019
Tom Stephen is the author of the new novel “Best Seat in the House”, which is an inside look into Tom’s time as both drummer and co-manager of The Jeff Healey Band for over a decade.
Tom hopes to spark the process of getting his late, great, bandmate Jeff Healey into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame by reviving and sharing many of the stories and experiences that they shared together. From meeting each other as teenagers, being nominated for a Grammy award, and being featured in the timeless film Roadhouse, the trio achieved legendary feats for a small blues rock group from Toronto.
Tom brings fans through many of the groups highs, as well as there lows as Tom refuses to hold back on anyone, including himself, noting his actions as an eventual wedge in their relationship.
Tom joins the DTP to discuss ‘Best Seat in the House’, and shares some of the stories it contains, as well as some of the things he has learned since its release.