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Tom Tallitsch

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).

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All About Jazz – Dan Bilawsky 3/4/14: Saxophonist Tom Tallitsch focuses on his own music on his second release on Posi-Tone and fifth date as a leader. He throws in David Bowie’s “Life On Mars” and Led Zeppelin’s “Ten Years Gone” for good measure, but the other nine tracks are all of his making. Tallitsch proves to be a commanding player throughout Ride, but it’s the sidemen that help to bring out the best in the music. Rock solid players like pianist Art Hirahara and bassistPeter Brendler help to keep things running smoothly, guest trombonist Michael Dease brings the heat, and Rudy Royston, the seemingly ubiquitous super drummer, adds some wattage to Tallitsch’s tunes

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Primary Instrument

Sax, tenor

Location

Hamilton, NJ

Credentials/Background

Saxophone - Clarinet - Flute - Piano - Jazz Improvisation - Clinician With over 15 years of individual and classroom teaching experience, and as a graduate of the College Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati (CCM) in Jazz Studies, Tom offers an inspired approach to childhood-adult musical instruction. His highly recommended music tutoring business is based in Mercer County New Jersey, and instructs motivated students in Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, Piano, and Jazz Improvisation/Composition

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