To some, he is Dr. Harrison, an Associate Director for the School of Performing Arts, and a Professor of Music Business and Technology at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. A published author, he writes books on popular music, and specializes in American hard rock in the 1980s. He is also known as Thomas Rex Harrison, a composer who writes music for the concert hall.
Some know Tommy as the guitarist for the instrumental band, Tommy Harrison Group. He proudly uses and has affiliations with Fender Guitars, Marshall Amplifiers, Celestion Speakers, D'Addario Guitar strings, Seymour Duncan pickups, Hipshot Guitar Accessories, and EX-Gear effect pedals.
Others know that Tommy is a producer and engineer, who has recorded multiple genres.
Above all, he relishes in collaborating with other musicians in a variety of capacities.
Tommy conducts the UCF String quartet while recording "Circus" for the 2019 album of chamber music, Intersecciones
Tommy is well versed in both analog and digital recording.