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Tom Moon

Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Tom Moon

A tenor saxophonist who played with the late Canadian bandleader Maynard Ferguson, Moon assembled a variety of Philadelphia musicians for what he calls the Moon Hotel Lounge Project, an all-instrumental collection that touches on elements of jazz, bossa nova and atmospheric fusion.

Inspired by Moon’s stays in snazzy hotel lounges while on the book tour for “1,000 Recordings,” the album is a cool and breezy listen, but the scraping guitar of Kevin Hanson on “Scaffolding, How to Dismantle” and a moody rearrangement of “Rock of Ages” (complete with a synthetic backdrop of vinyl “static”) are among the factors keeping things from drifting too far into the background....
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Awards:

Moon is a two-time winner of the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Music Journalism award.

1994, he was selected as one of 12 inaugural fellows in the National Arts Journalism Program. Columbia University.

2001, the Philadelphia chapter of the Recording Academy recognized Moon with its "Heroes" award.

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