At the request of monster Baltimore bassist and Doctoral candidate Phil Ravita, Tom has formed a unique trio to bring a fresh musical idea to the area. Adding composer/guitarist Dr. Jerry Tabor, the trio will be performing a variety of original compositions, jazz, and pop charts with a unique flavor. They will make their first appearance in Salisbury on Friday, October 12th, 6 p.m. at The Brick Room. More details to follow, but stay tuned for Projecttd!
6th - 3 p.m. - Delmarva Big Band at The Milton Theatre, Milton, DE
12th - 6pm. PRoJecTTD @ The Brick Room, Salisbury
14th - South Pacific
20th - 11a.m. Salisbury Brass performing German Brass Band music @ Oktoberfest in Snow Hill, MD
20th - 7:30 p.m. - Salisbury Symphony Orchestra @ Holloway Hall; performing all Beethoven concert: 5th Symphony and Prometheus Overture
21st - South Pacific
28th, 30th -South Pacific
1st thru 3rd - 8 p.m.South Pacific
4th - 2 p.m.South Pacific
1st - 7 pm. Featured Baroque soloist with the Queen Annes Choral Art Society. Works include the complete Vivaldi'sGloria at Chesapeake College
5th - 9th Jesus Christ Superstarat Black Box Theatre
24-25th Services @ Sts. Peter & Paul, Easton, MD
music for any occasion
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 also a member of The Salisbury Brass and PRoJecTTD, a trio performing original compositions and standards.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 Hairspray, West Side Story, A Chorus Line, Jesus Christ Superstar, Les Miserable, Sweet Charity, Mame, Chicago, Company, Pippin, Damn Yankees, 42nd Street, and many others.
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.
Salisbury University Faculty Alumni Homecoming Recital. October 2016
Dr. William Folger, Professor Lee Knier & Tom
Jazz & Classical
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.