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Primary Instrument: Piano

New Orleans is a city with a rich musical heritage, and Tom McDermott is a pianist who has mastered many of its styles.

Born in St. Louis in 1957, McDermott began piano lessons at age six. After eight years of lessons, he got caught up in the Scott Joplin revival and began playing and composing rags and early jazz pieces. This eventually led, in 1981, to an album of original ragtime music on the Stomp Off label, New Rags.

McDermott received a scholarship to St. Louis University and graduated in December 1978 with a B.A. in Art. Shortly after that he began his career as a free-lance journalist, writing mainly about music for a number of St. Louis newspapers. He was the jazz and rock critic for the morning paper, the Globe-Democrat, from 1980 through 1983. In 1982 he earned his master of music degree from Washington University in St. Louis....
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Music

Featured recording “Almost Native”

Almost Native

Threadhead Records
2011
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    Almost Native

    Threadhead Records
    2011
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