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Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: November 7, 1952

It all started because his dad went to Juilliard Music College where he met Tommy’s mom. Tommy’s father, Tom, Sr., jazz bass trombonist, and his mother, Simi, an operatic soprano, had met and married while students at the Juilliard School of Music. By the time Tommy, Jr., was 11 months old, he and his mom were living on the road and touring America with dad’s band. The family finally settled in New Jersey, and Tom, Sr., began work in New York as a staff musician on NBC TV’s hit, “The Sid Caesar Show.”

Tom, Sr., was also now recording at sessions with such stellar Jazz legends as Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Stan Getz, and with luminaries like Tony Bennett, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald. When he was able, dad brought young Tommy along to some of his recording dates. Being musically predisposed, Tommy began playing the piano at the age of 4, and soon after that, the trumpet, drums, and singing....
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