Born: May 5, 1952 Primary Instrument: Flugelhorn
Born in Detroit and raised in the Midwest heartland, Tom began as a jazz trumpet and flugelhorn musician nearly thirty years ago. Equipped with a B. S. in Music Education from the University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse and Masters work in jazz improvisation at North Texas State University, Tom incorporates the ethereal sounds of minimalism and the rigors on contemporary composition in a music that jumps and breathes in a new way.
Tom currently operates a radio station named Beyond Bop. Beyond Bop is a free internet jazz radio station created for musicians by musicians showcasing some of the best kept secrets in jazz around the world. Tom's current play list offers jazz fusion tracks from jazzers in France, Israel, Poland, UK, USA, Canada, Spain, Italy, and Australia just to name a few.
Most of these tracks are relatively unknown and are not likely to be heard on commercial radio. Nonetheless, they're from some of the coolest cats on the planet today, bar none.
Take a listen ... Beyond Bop radio is truly setting new standards in jazz radio. www.beyondbop.com
Tomasz's style is spiced with tasty jazz touches from the syncopated locked hands parts through the minor chords that fill textural gaps to the wailing flugelhorn that rides above it all, KEYBOARD MAGAZINE.
Jazzy New Age with intriguing genes implanted, including unusual percussion and flugelhorn ... final evaluation is fresh, MUSIC TECHNOLOGY MAGAZINE.
His classical and jazz training are reflected in a music that is a warm blend of electronic textures over which his flugelhorn speaks to the heart, FUTURE PRODUCTIONS.
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