Thomas was born in Cork City Ireland. He was initially a trombonist, having played in numerous ensembles including Principal trombonist with the Cork Youth Orchestra. He then took to the electric bass performing alongside the likes of jazz trumpeter Bobby Shew with the Cork School of Music Big Band. He has completed several contracts on cruise ships as a showband bassist and as part of a lounge trio. Thomas attended John Molson School of Business pursuing a graduate diploma and brings to Proship a wealth of varied musical experiences combined with a B.A. in political Science.
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Joel comes all the way from the shores of northern New-Brunswick and has been based in Montreal since 2007. He studied guitar performance at Grant MacEwan in Edmonton, AB with Bobby Cairns and has been working with artists and bands as a performer and session musician ever since. With over 12 years of experience working on cruise ships as an orchestra musician and Music Manager, he brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience to the Proship team.