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 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.
Mildred Thimes Foundation Benefit Concert
Tom Braxton will join Denise Thimes and other artists at the 12th Annual Mildred Thimes Foundation Benefit Concert in St. Louis, MO. The event will be held on Thursday, October 27, at Sheldon Concert Hall; net proceeds will benefit pancreatic cancer research. There will be a VIP reception and party at 5:00 p.m., and the concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. (including musical tributes to Teddy Pendergrass and Carmen McRae). For tickets and more information, visit www.metrotix.com.
Tom Returns to San Antonio
Texas fans! Tom Braxton is looking forward to returning to San Antonio next month! He will perform at the Big Bib Too Event Center on Saturday, November 5, for two shows at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Get your tickets TODAY! For more information, visit thebigbib.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.
Tom to Perform in Atlanta
Atlanta fans! Be sure to catch Tom Braxton at the Suite Food Lounge on Thursday, October 20, at 7:30 p.m. This concert is part of the Suite Jazz Series presented by JazzBeat Promotions. Don't miss it! For tickets and info, visit www.eventbrite.com.
Tom Heads to the East Coast with Earl Klugh
Tom Braxton had a great time this summer on Earl Klugh's Southwest and West Coast tours! Join them this month on the East Coast: Friday, September 23, in Cranston, RI (Park Theatre) and Saturday, September 24, in Boston, MA (Scullers Jazz Club). Check the Tour Schedule for details. Don't miss these exciting shows!