Meet the Guys
TJ’s first professional
appearance was at age 16 when he performed Country music, as well as a large
variety of other popular covers.
As drummer and co-founder
of the widely popular E.J. Hawkins Band, TJ’s influence was trademark in
this driving southern rock band.E.J. Hawkins was widely traveled throughout
Northern Indiana, Michigan and throughout the Midwest. Carrying his love of
music and responding to his need to influence today’s musicians and their
music, TJ continues to work with many popular groups through his popular
recording and sound business, “T.J. Hawkins Project”. As owner, he has
lent his talents to many successful groups such as the VanKamp Band, Kalamazoo
Kenny & The Rythm Ratts, Vehicle and others.
His expertise in the
recording studio has had a major impact on performers such as Bo Blake, the
Bospel Artists and Crosscut.
TJ’s personal influences are the Rolling Stones, Marshall Tucker, the Allman Brothers, Poco, Pure Prairie League, the Eagles, Brooks & Dunn, Lynard Skynard, Bob Seger and Garth Brooks.