Bill Tolson has morphed into one of the most prolific song writers in our midst.
In the last two years Bill has written, performed, recorded and produced over 50 songs and CD collections as a solo artist.
He has also attracted some of this cities finest musicians with his current band Bill Tolson and the Learners about to launch an album of Bill’s songs.
Bill has been a passionate musician from the age of 10. Through his school years at Caulfield Grammar he had the likes of Nick Cave and the Boys Next Door a few years ahead of him playing in the school cafeteria. Always the artist / entrepreneur not long after leaving school Bill opened and managed the iconic Greville Records, later to establish Rampant Releases record label whilst teaching Music Business Management at TAFE. Eventually life, family commitments and business lead him into Real Estate where he stayed for 15 years.
Two years ago the life changing tragedy in the loss of his son Connor Tolson bought about a grinding halt and change of direction in Bill’s life which lead him back to his roots in music.
Bill will be playing at the inaugural opening of the St Kilda Art Crawl on Thursday night 21 Sept at The Vineyard 71A Acland Street, St Kilda
He will be performing songs from his latest album 50 Good Years, a passionate heart felt reflection of his personal journey back to music.
St Kilda Art Crawl launch 21 Sept.
The Vineyard – 71A Acland Street, St Kilda.