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Tom Teasley

TOM TEASLEY

Almost from the outset, Tom Teasley has brought percussion up from the background, profoundly demonstrating its strength in solo performance. He is “a percussionist in the widest and most exuberant sense” says the Washington Post,which also refers to him, for his contributions to recent Constellation Theatre productions, as a “multi-instrumental genius” and “musical wizard”. He's a “creative bonanza,” claims Bruce Wittet in Modern Drummer Magazine; “... give Tom a bass drum, a snare drum and a djembé and he'll give you part Stravinsky, part Art Blakey.”

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“Multi-Instrumental genius, Tom Teasley has recorded the score… hauntingly beautiful melodies”- Ribecca Ritzel – The Washington Post

“Musical Wizard, TomTeasley…” - Celia Wren – The Washington Post

Brilliant. That’s the short of it. Tom Teasley’s “All The World’s A Stage” is such a uniquely and expertly crafted set of percussive movements that calling it anything else simply wouldn’t be accurate- Colin McGuire. - Frederick News-Post

“This areas most original one-man-band” —The Washington Times

Fusions between American and Eastern schools are old news, yet seldom has any percussionist drawn so deply from both wells and come up with a blend as bewitching and original as this

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