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Above photo from Los Angeles studio: C.C. Thomas, Ricky Lawson (legendary "drummer to the stars" and Grammy winner), Tom Braxton, and Kim Hansen (Photo by ©PicByBarb.com)
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"
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Tom Joins Earl Klugh at Weekend of Jazz
Tom Braxton is looking forward to performing at Earl Klugh's 5th Annual Weekend of Jazz at Kiawah Island, SC on November 6-8. This exciting three-day event will be held at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort and will feature performances from Earl Klugh, Natalie Cole, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Rick Braun, Richard Elliot, Chuck Loeb, Andy Snitzer, Michael Lington, David Benoit, and more! Click here for more information.
Oasis Fall Gospel/Jazz Concert
Tom Braxton will perform at the Oasis Fall Gospel/Jazz Concert in Garland, TX on Saturday, November 22, at 6:30 p.m. The event will take place at Mt. Hebron Missionary Baptist Church and will also feature saxophonist Vandell Andrew and vocalists Damon Clark and Pervis Evans. For tickets and information, visit www.oasisctr.org.
"Smooth Jazz on My Mind" SARDAA Benefit
Next month, Tom Braxton will perform at the "Smooth Jazz on My Mind" SARDAA Charity Benefit in Houston, TX. This intimate black-tie affair will be held at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Russell Stalters (602 Pink Azalea Trail) on Sunday, December 7, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Don't miss this opportunity to support SARDAA, an organization that provides programs for individuals with schizophrenia-related illnesses and their families. This extraordinary event will also feature incredible food by Celebrity Chef Butta. Get your tickets today at www.sardaa.org.
Tom Returns to Spaghettini in Seal Beach
West Coast fans, Tom Braxton is looking forward to returning to Spaghettini in Seal Beach, CA this month! He will perform on Saturday, October 25, for two shows at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Click here to get your tickets today!
54th Annual Texas Jazz Festival
Join Tom Braxton at the 54th Annual Texas Jazz Festival in Corpus Christi, TX. He will perform on the AT&T Center Stage in Heritage Park on Saturday, October 18, at 11:45 p.m. Visit www.texasjazz-fest.org for more information. This is one of Tom's favorite festivals, and he can't wait to see all the Corpus fans again!
Tom Heads to Seattle with Earl Klugh
Seattle fans, Tom Braxton will perform with jazz legend and Grammy Award-winning guitarist Earl Klugh at Jazz Alley in Seattle, WA on September 18-21. Don't miss these 4 nights of exciting shows! Here's a photo (by Tatiana Deriugin) from last year's Jazz Alley performance:
The Next Chapter on Radio Charts
September 15, 2014. This week on SmoothJazz.com, Tom's new album climbed to #8 on the Top 50 Indie Chart and #22 on the Top 50 Album Chart. You can hear the new single and other tracks from The Next Chapter on radio stations nationwide and internationally. So, keep your ears tuned to your favorite smooth jazz stations and let them know how much you like Tom's new music!
#1 Most Added on SmoothJazz.com
August 4, 2014. Tom Braxton's The Next Chapter is "#1 MOST ADDED" on SmoothJazz.com this week for radio airplay! Thanks for your continued support!
"Live in Concert" YouTube Video