Tom Heasley

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Primary Instrument: Tuba

Born: July 26    

B>Composer, Tuba, Didjeridu, Voice, Electronics, Loops, Throat Singing

The unique musical voice of Tom Heasley is heard internationally as composer, performer and recording artist. At live performances and in recordings, Heasley gathers the warp and woof of tuba, didjeridu, throat-singing, looping and electronics and weaves them into a musical tapestry of great originality and power. He creates “a rich and sonorous aural experience that flies in the face of all the dumb cliches about what tuba music is…” A true “father of invention”, Heasley has turned his Achilles' heel - the tuba - into a force majeure...
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Artist Fellowship in Musical Composition - Arts Council Silicon Valley (2001/2002)
ASCAP Plus Award (2001-2008)
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Featured recording “PASSAGES”

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Full Bleed Music (2007)

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…in comes Heasley sending his brass through the ringer, coating its decay in electronic mercury, stretching the fat tones outwards to infinity...reminiscent of ECM staples like Jan Garbarek and John Surman, two horn-men similarly in tune to mergers of the ancient and modern built upon deeply meditational edifices. The Squid's Ear

Like a slowed down deep jazz Bixobal Magazine

Juicy. Super Coolio.... Michael Landau

I love Tom's music. If you don't go to hear him whenya can, well, [it’s] your loss! David Torn/splattercell

Tom Heasley's mesmerizing loop-based, ambient tuba playing brings an ethereal beauty from the underrated instrument Joseph Woodard, L.A...

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Primary Instrument:Tuba

Location:Los Angeles, CA

Willing to teach:Advanced students only.

Mirafone 188 CC Tuba, Didjeridu (ABS pipe), Eventide Eclipse, Lexicon MPX1, Line 6 DL4, Mackie Onyx 1620 Mixer, Meyer UMS1-P Sub-woofer, Yamaha P.A. Speakers
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