SmoothJazz.com: "One of the most respected and loved sax men in Smooth Jazz...Tom Braxton is a treasure...incredibly talented composer, producer, and musician."
SmoothJazz Europe: "Tom is back with a new album, and it sounds just right...I get a feeling of joy and positive energy from listening to it. Highly recommended."
JazzReview.com: "One of smooth jazz's most prolific saxophonists...he has all the required tools to become a major force."
SmoothJazz.com: "Tom’s highly anticipated 8th solo release, THE NEXT CHAPTER, is a feel-good, body movin’, soulfully positive collection of tunes...a guaranteed chart topper!"
Smooth Jazz Therapy: "Sax-man Braxton is a master of smooth, sophisticated contemporary jazz."
Bob James (Jazz Legend & Grammy Award-Winning Keyboardist): "I was looking forward to performing with Tom Braxton on the Smooth Jazz Cruise because I had heard so many great things about him. But he exceeded even my high expectations and challenged me with his soulful heartfelt playing. He is my kind of musician! Whether interpreting my music, or performing his own originals with his band on the ship, he nailed everything and projected what seemed like unlimited energy! I can't wait to play with him again. I'm a fan!!"
Smooth Jazz Cruise Fans: B.T. - "You were awesome!!!" L.B. - "Thank you for incredible shows (as usual!)...from two of your greatest fans in AZ!" C.M. - "I'm a first timer for SJC...and a new HUGE fan! Loving some Tom Braxton." B.A. - "You were the bomb on the SJC! Thanks for another great experience!" D.L. - "Thanks for sharing your talent with us... The long travel from South Africa was worth it."
Fans on Social Media: J.W. - "Sat in the front row at his performance in Kennesaw, GA last night, and had the best time of my life. What a great performance and a great performer." N.O. - "Awesome CD, Tom...I'm a huge admirer of your music and your immense talents. Your compositions are extremely unique and deep. Please keep blessing us with your work." K.M. - "This CD is tight!!! One of my favorites... Walking around Paris listening to it." J.R.W. - "Hey Tom; the CD is Great!! Listening over and over everyday." D.R. - "Just took a road trip with the family... We were jamming to you all the way down I-20! Love it." R.E. - "A stunning return from Tom - a great album. Highly recommended. - SmoothGrooves Radio UK"
Tom Braxton will be a featured performer at Earl Klugh's 14th Annual Weekend of Jazz at The Broadmoor on March 30-April 1, 2017 in Colorado Springs, CO. The exciting lineup will also include George Benson, David Sanborn, Jonathan Butler, Richard Elliot, Kandace Springs, and host Earl Klugh. For tickets and reservations, visit www.weekendofjazz.com.
Tom Returns to Blue Note Hawaii with Earl Klugh
Tom Braxton is very excited to join Earl Klugh at the Blue Note Hawaii again this year! They will perform five nights, March 8-12, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. (two shows each night). This premier venue is located at the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort in Honolulu. If you are in the area, don't miss these fantastic shows! Visit www.bluenotehawaii.com for tickets and information.
2016 at the Blue Note Hawaii
Punta Gorda Wine & Jazz Festival
Florida fans! Tom Braxton is heading your way to perform with Peter White at the Punta Gorda Wine & Jazz Festival on Saturday, February 25, 2017. This will be Tom's first time in Punta Gorda, and he always enjoys playing with Peter! Don't miss this great festival in Laishley Park! Tom will have CDs for sale. For more information, visit puntagordachamber.com.
The Florida Smooth Jazz Weekend
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! It's almost time for the 2017 Florida Smooth Jazz Weekend! Tom is looking forward to returning to Melbourne, FL for this incredible 3-day event. It will be held at the Crowne Plaza Melbourne Oceanfront Hotel on January 13-15. The amazing lineup includes Mindi Abair, Rick Braun, Richard Elliot, Euge Groove, Peter White, and many more. Come out and enjoy great concerts, food, and fun in the sun at this beautiful oceanfront location! For tickets and info, visit www.floridasmoothjazzweekend.com.
2016 Florida Smooth Jazz Weekend: Tom, Paul Taylor, Peter White, Euge Groove, Nick Colionne, Mindi Abair
Caprock Jazz Festival in Lubbock
Tom Braxton will be a headliner at the 2nd Annual Caprock Jazz Festival in Lubbock, TX. He will perform on Saturday, October 29, at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. The festival lineup will also include Ramsey Lewis, Earl Klugh, Jonathan Butler, Arlington Jones, and other jazz stars. The event is a major fundraiser for the Roots Historical Arts Council and the Caviel Museum of African American History in Lubbock. For tickets and more information, visit www.caprockjazzfestival.com.
56th Annual Texas Jazz Festival
Don't miss Tom Braxton at the 56th Annual Texas Jazz Festival in Corpus Christi! He will perform on Saturday, October 22, at 8:00 p.m. in Heritage Park (AT&T Stage). Come out and enjoy fantastic music at one of Tom's favorite festivals! For more information, visit www.texasjazz-fest.org.