"Born for the art of music and guitar" - Alirio Diaz
"Smart and sharp jazz-rock fusion... Costa combines electric jazz, rock, and blues into his own guitar sound with European sophistication and style that resonates from his homeland of Italy" - All About Jazz Magazine
Tommaso is graduated at the Italian Conservatory "Bonporti" in Trento, at the Rock Guitar Academy in Milan and at the Collective School of Music in New York. From 2007 to 2009 he studied classical guitar performance with Andrea Dieci and Bruno Giuffredi at the "Accademia Regondi" in Milan.
His music has been broadcasted in the Italian public radio (RAI Radio 1) and his talent has been appreciated by the local and national and international press.
At the age of 12 he had the opportunity to play live during a Masterclass in front of the famous classical guitar player Alirio Diaz, who appreciate a lot his talent and described Tommaso as "born for the art of music and guitar".
During the years he has performed and make recordings with:
Tobias Ralph (King Crimson Projeckt), Gregory Jones (Carly Simon), Bob Quaranta (M. Santamaria), Joel Haynes, Vittorio Cosma (S. Copeland, PMF, Sanremo Festival), "Hairspray" musical and Symphony of the Seas Orchestra (Royal Caribbean), Macieck Schejbal, Meraviglia Orchestra, Mistery Evanescence Tribute Band, 69 Strings and Enrico Merlin.
He has also recorded some soundtracks for AT Lab YouTube channel (23K subscribers).
He's teaching since 2008 and he has been working for: Modern Music Institute, Ricordi Music School, Mondo Musica and public music school.
He's credited for his "important advices and useful musical examples" in the book "Reading for Guitar" by Roberto Fazari.
He's also guitar instructor for the website