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"
West Coast fans! Tom Braxton is looking forward to returning to Seattle, WA with Earl Klugh this month! They will perform at Dimitrou's JAZZ ALLEY for four nights on April 20-23, 2017. Don't miss these exciting shows at this legendary venue! For tickets and information, visit www.jazzalley.com.
Florida Concert Series Features Tom Braxton & Blake Aaron
On Sunday, May 28, 2017, Tom Braxton and Blake Aaron will perform at the King Center for the Performing Arts (Studio Theatre) in Melbourne, FL at 7:00 p.m. This "Jazzseries.com Smooth Jazz Summer Concert" is presented by the King Center and Brevard Music Group and is sponsored by The Florida Smooth Jazz Foundation. Get your tickets TODAY at www.kingcenter.com.
Algarve Smooth Jazz Festival in Portugal
Tom Braxton is excited to make his first trip to Portugal this fall! He will be a headliner at the 2nd Annual ALGARVE SMOOTH JAZZ FESTIVAL on September 26-October 1, 2017. This event will be held at the 5-star Vila Vita Parc Resort and is billed as "Europe's Soul, Funk & Jazz Party at the Atlantic Ocean"! The lineup includes Brian Culbertson, Richard Elliot, Keiko Matsui, Larry Braggs, Paul Brown, Jackiem Joyner, Paul Jackson Jr., and many more! Visit www.algarve.smoothjazzfestival.de for tickets and information.
Weekend of Jazz at The Broadmoor
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.