Acclaimed New York City based saxophonist, recording artist & radio host returns to BLU with his all-star band and newly-released album, "Gratitude," on Posi-Tone Records! Featuring Tom Tallitsch, Jon Davis, Peter Brendler, Dave Throckmorton.
Tom performs at jazz clubs and other venues throughout NYC including, Smalls Jazz Club, The 55 Bar, Birdland, The Sidedoor, Chris’ Jazz Cafe, Arts Council Of Princeton, WhyNot Jazz Room, Cornelia Street Cafe, The Garage, Bar Next Door, and more. He regularly performs at venues up and down the east coast, and tours throughout the United States.
His critically acclaimed sixth album ALL TOGETHER NOW was released 4/15 on Posi-Tone Records, and is receiving national and international airplay on Jazz radio stations. It features his own compositions with Mike Dirubbo (Alto), Michael Dease (Trombone), Brian Charette (Piano & Organ), Peter Brendler (Bass), and Mark Ferber (Drums). His 7th album is set to be released spring 2016 on Posi-Tone Records, and features Jon Davis (Piano), Peter Brendler (Bass), Rudy Royston (Drums).
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.
Tom Currently resides in Jersey City, NJ. He is originally from Cleveland, Ohio where he began his musical training on the piano, clarinet and saxophone. He as also lived in Cincinnati, Philadelphia, and Hamilton, NJ. He holds a Bachelors of Music in Jazz Studies from the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music (CCM), and has participated in clinics with Joe Henderson and Chris Potter. He has studied with saxophonists Rick VanMatre, Ernie Krivda, Mike Lee, Ben Schachter, Seamus Blake, and pianist Phil DeGreg.
Join us in welcoming Ohio-native, Tom Tallitsch, along with his all-star band featuring Jon Davis, Peter Brendler, and Dave Throckmorton. Get your tickets today!