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About Tom Walley

London based musician Tom Walley is a versatile double bass and bass guitarist known for performing and recording music of many genres. Since the age of 18 he has worked with the London Philharmonic Orchestra winning a position within the bass section in 2018.

Alongside his work with orchestra, he has an extensive list of over 100 film and TV recording credits with blockbusters such as The Hobbit, 1917 and TV series including Downton Abbey and The Crown. Tom’s West End musical theatre appearances include Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera and The Book of Mormon. His work with artists of many genres ranges from Norwegian singer songwriter Sigrid to Grammy award winner Derrick Hodge and virtuoso drummer Marcus Gilmore.

Tom’s social media channels showcase videos of him playing from his home studio, where he also records remotely when commissioned for other projects.

As of 2022 Tom is completing a masters degree in jazz and improvisation at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under a number of tutors including Simon Purcell, Tom Farmer and Robin Mullarkey.

In his spare time Tom is an advanced motorcyclist with a love of travel and Triumph motorcycles.

If you wish to book Tom for a performance or recording please either email or visit

Musical instruments & styles


Double Bass, Bass Guitar


Classical, Jazz, Soul, Pop

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