Tom Tallitsch is a Saxophonist, Composer, Recording Artist, Music Educator, and Host of ‘The Modern Jazz Radio Show’.
Tom is a NY Saxophonist, composer, recording artist, and music educator. He performs at jazz clubs and other venues throughout NYC and regularly performs at venues up and down the east coast, and tours throughout the United States.
His critically acclaimed fifth album RIDE was released 2/4/14 on Posi-Tone Records, and is receiving national and international airplay on Jazz radio stations. It features his own compositions with Art Hirahara (Piano), Michael Dease, (Trombone), Peter Brendler (Bass), and Rudy Royston (Drums).
Discography As A Leader RIDE (2014 Posi-Tone) HEADS OR TALES (2012 Posi-Tone) PERSPECTIVE (2008 Origin/OA2) MEDICINE MAN (2007 Origin/OA2) DUALITY (2004 Self-Released) In addition to having his compositions and arrangements played by vocalists and musicians throughout New York and Philadelphia, Tom has had his works performed by individual dancers from the Martha Graham Dance Company at various choreographer showcase venues.
He is musical director, and composer for the multi-media dance company Big Sky Project, founded by his wife Carrie Ellmore-Tallitsch. Big Skyʼs mission is: “Grassroots Community Fellowship. Gathering community and all of the resources and skills available for barter, thus creating commerce, self- sufficiency, and art with in a village. One project and location at a time, Big Skyʼs mission is to initiate the healing of the environment in which we all live, through imaginative, innovative, experimental, artistic, and inspired philosophy.”