Michael Tomlinson was created and raised in Amarillo, TX. Then shifted to Austin to become where the center of Tx music is available. Within the mid-’80s among Tomlinson’s songs discovered its method to be the main song inside a Seattle, WA, radio station’s background. The music was “The Climb,” and it had been reason plenty of for Tomlinson to draw up origins and proceed to Seattle, where he produced his house in 2001, 17 years later on. Michael Tomlinson remaining the original music business in the first ’90s in the elevation of his developing career. At that time he was headlining at many infamous locations, like the Greek Amphitheater in L.A., The Paramount in Denver, and Wolftrap in Washington, D.C. He discovered his songs becoming performed on NAC and AAA r / c, but was worried about corporate and business takeovers of radio and record businesses. He sick and tired of the 50-web page contracts and unlimited meetings with lawyers. He simply made a decision to leave and leave everything behind. Tomlinson drawn a uncommon and fairly smart move as he discovered ways to regain possession of most his records. Then returned house to Seattle to start out his own little record label, Desert Rainfall. Tomlinson began at that time to repair his career in ways more commensurate with the soft messages and open up center which is personal in his very own music. In 1993, alongside a powerful focus on composing new materials, Tomlinson started hosting weekend retreats known as A Gathering of Close friends. On the retreats he uses his music to create people jointly in camaraderie, laughter, and goodwill. Double per year Tomlinson and retreat associates come from all around the U.S. and European countries to trip the ferry across Puget Audio to a little, rustic village over the Olympic Peninsula, to create new friends, have fun, and tell tales. In 2000, Tomlinson released his 8th album, Viewing the Storm Move In, that is also his second solo-acoustic documenting over the Desert Rainfall label. In 2001, Tomlinson was because of release his initial book, a assortment of stories and thoughts from his lifestyle and music.