Tom, Ken Hasenei, Pat Shaner, & Tony Domenico following Tom's 2015 recital at Salisbury University. It ended with these four performing Jim Stephenson's Fanfare for an Angel.
music for any occasion
The Delmarva Big Band and its 2017 summer season has an entirely new program with legacy and contemporary arrangements producing a well-rounded concert. Tunes range from Well Git It and Arturo Sandoval's Funky Cha Cha to famous Sinatra charts. Musicians include former members of the Birdland Big Band and the U.S. Navy Commodores. Come out and enjoy a live musical treat.
Tom is a versatile free-lance trumpet player. You can catch him playing lead trumpet with the DELMARVA BIG BAND or in the trumpet section of the Salisbury Symphony Orchestra; he is a member of Gold Standard, The Salisbury Brass, and Dark Gold Jazz.
He regularly performs ceremonial wedding music.
Since returning to the music scene in 2009, Tom has played lead trumpet with the legendary Bobby Shew, Mark Gross (Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra), Chris Vadala (Chuck Mangione's incredible reed front man), NY-based trumpeter Alex Norris, and Jennifer Wills Hope who starred on Broadway as Christine in Phantom of the Opera; on the classical side he has performed with world class pianist Nelson Padgett and Russian violinist Igor Kalnin. Tom has also played lead trumpet for the Chuck Baker Jazz Orchestra and the Tim Laushey Jazz Orchestra.
Tom has played first trumpet in an exhaustive list of Broadway shows including West Side Story, A Chorus Line, Jesus Christ Superstar, Les Miserable, Sweet Charity, Mame, Chicago, Company, Pippin, Damn Yankees, 42nd Street, and many others.
Jazz & Classical
Salisbury University Faculty Alumni Homecoming Recital. October 2016
Dr. William Folger, Professor Lee Knier & Tom
5th - Cabaret
7th - SSO
10th - SSO
11th - SSO
12th - Cabaret
25th - Cinderella
26th - Salisbury Brass
28th - Cabaret
29th - Cabaret
20th - Cabaret
31th - Cabaret
1st - Broadway, West Side Story (April Fool's)
1st - Cabaret
2nd - Cabaret
6th - Cabaret
7th - Cabaret
8th - Cabaret
9th - Cabaret
16th - Easter. Soloist @ Sts. Peter & Paul, Easton, MD
23rd - Salisbury Brass w/Salisbury Chorale
29th - Wedding - Easton, MD
05-06 Contracted Orchestra gig for Salisbury Chorale: Brahms REQUIEM and ALTO RHAPSODY.
11 - Salisbury Brass
12 - SSO
13 - SSO
14 - Salisbury Brass @ Wicomico Presbyterian: Handel's "Messiah" - Hallelujah Chorus; & more.
20 - Frank Nanna Jazz Quartet @ Blue Dog Cafe 7pm
25 - Salisbury Brass w/Ensemble
26 - @ UMES
06 & 13 - Delmarva Big Band (DBB) rehearsals for the 2017 Season
18 - 7:30pm DBB Annual Father's Day Concert @ Bethany Beach Bandstand. Fabulous ocean-front view opening our summer concert series.
20 - 6pm DBB @ Stango park, Lewes, DE
30 - 6pm DBB @ John West Park, Ocean View, DE
13 - 6:30pm DBB @ St. Michaels Summer Concert Series, St. Michaels, MD
18 - 7pm DBB @ Salisbury University
20 - 7pm DBB @ Ocean Pines Summer Concert Series, Berlin, MD
29 - 7pm DBB @ Easton Summer Concert Series, Easton, MD