“So deep. Strong, beautiful atmosphere." - Art Lande
"We’ve probably read or heard of a good Jazz vocalist be praised for “singing like a horn player”, but not often enough the other way around: These trumpets and saxes blow like singers."
-Erik Troe, KUVO Jazz Radio
"Brilliant, real, moving, and always evolving!" -Scott Mattson, Nocturne Jazz
About Tom Gershwin
Tom Gershwin is a Vermont-based trumpeter, composer, and bandleader known for balancing well-crafted compositions with freedom of expression. His recent album, "Our Season," features original music performed by his sextet. Tom's previous albums, "Sweet Pastimes" and "Live at Mighty Fine," have received critical acclaim and international radio play.
In addition to his work as a bandleader, Tom has performed with a variety of notable artists, including Chris Potter, Jon Batiste, Art Lande, Greg Gisbert, and Stefon Harris. He has also shared the stage with popular acts like The Temptations, The Revivalists, Father John Misty, and Portugal. The Man.
Tom's career began with three years of service in the United States Army Band, where he performed throughout the Pacific Northwest and Japan. He later earned degrees in Jazz Performance from CU Boulder and NYU, where he studied under the guidance of jazz luminaries like John Scofield, Kenny Werner, Drew Gress, and Laurie Frink.