With over 20 years of professional experience, Tom has a wide array of styles at his fingertips. SoCal native Tom is a dynamic and versatile musician who performs everything from Dixieland, Big Band, Hard Bop to Gospel, Rock, Hip Hop, Pop and more!
Tom attended Manhattan School of Music in NYC, where he studied privately with saxophonist/composer Bob Mintzer. Tom played regularly with many local greats such as the late trumpeter Roy Hargrove and pianist Eric Louis of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra.
Since then, Tom has performed with the Clayton Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, Diana Krall, Al Jarreau, Michael Brecker, George Benson Christian McBride, Liza Minnelli.
He has performed at popular SoCal venues such as Catalina’s Jazz Bar and Grill, The Mint, Steamers, The Onyx Room, and Dizzy’s.. and on the most prestigious stages in the country such as the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the Hollywood Bowl, and the Kennedy Center in Washington DC. Tom has conducted music business seminars and enjoys teaching college students.
Tom has also perfected the Aerophone AE-10 digital wind instrument that can play sax, clarinet, flute, violin, synth sounds and many more. It also features high-quality sounds including soprano and baritone sax, clarinet, trumpet, string instruments, and an array of expressive synth sounds
Its a versatile, play-anywhere choice that everyone enjoys listening to. You will love the cool retro look and vibe. Whether you want background music, or a full on party, don’t miss out at having Tom at your next event!