Norfolk guitarist in Top 40 band

A guitarist who used to live in north Norfolk is boxing clever after his debut single stormed in to the top 40 music chart this weekend.

A guitarist who used to live in north Norfolk is boxing clever after his debut single stormed in to the top 40 music chart this weekend.

Tom Jarvis plays in the indie funk band Reverend and the Makers, who are all popping champagne corks after their single Heavy Weight Champion of the World entered the charts at number 38.

The 29-year-old former Stalham High School pupil has been with the Sheffield-based band for the last three months and he and his music loving friends are due to appear on Jo Wylie's Radio One show and perform live on Channel Four's Pop World later this week.

Tom, who was raised in Stalham, is certainly no stranger to the entertainment world as his father was part of the famous Brother Lees impressionist act and his mother, Lesley Jarvis, was a dancer.

The single entered the charts due to people downloading versions from the internet and the CD version was released yesterday.

Mrs Jarvis said: “I am so proud and pleased for Tom. It was so nice to go into a record shop and see rows and rows of the single on display.”

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Revered and the Makers are currently on a national tour at the moment and Tom could return to his former county in July as the band may be playing in Norwich during July.

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