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: "Tomís highly anticipated 8th solo release, THE NEXT CHAPTER, is a feel-good, body moviní, 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 return to Blue Note Napa for two fantastic shows on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Cecil Ramirez and his band will be backing Tom again this year. Make plans to come out and enjoy live jazz and gourmet cuisine at this incredible venue located in the historic Napa Valley Opera House in Napa, CA. Get your tickets TODAY at (707) 880-2300 or www.bluenotenapa.com.
Spaghettini in Seal Beach
SoCal Fans! Tom Braxton is looking forward to returning to Spaghettini in Seal Beach, CA on Sunday, March 8, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. This is one of Tom's favorite venues on the West Coast! Tables are going fast, so visit www.spaghettini.com to get your tickets today!
Weekend of Jazz at The Broadmoor
* Event postponed *
Don't miss Tom Braxton at Earl Klugh's 17th Annual Weekend of Jazz at The Broadmoor on March 26-28, 2020 in Colorado Springs, CO. He will perform on Thursday, March 26, with the super group A.R.T. (Al Turner, Ron Otis, Tom Braxton). The exciting weekend lineup will also include Chris Botti, Boney James, Jeffrey Osborne, Spyro Gyra, Sax to the Max (Michael Lington, Paul Taylor, Vincent Ingala), Christian Sands, Adam Hawley, host Earl Klugh, and many more! Visit www.weekendofjazz.com for tickets and information.
Berks Jazz Fest 2020
* Event postponed *
Join Tom Braxton at the 30th Annual Boscovís Berks Jazz Fest in Reading, PA on March 27 thru April 5, 2020. He will perform at Gerald Veasley's Midnight Jam on March 27-28 and with Soul Patrol (Blake Aaron, Larry Braggs, Tom Braxton) on March 29. This 10-day event is recognized as one of the largest and most diverse music festivals of its kind in the country! Visit berksjazzfest.com for tickets and information. See you there!
Valentine's Day at the Glass Cactus
Jazz up your Valentine's Day this month! Join Tom Braxton for Jazz at the Cactus on Friday, February 14, 2020, in Grapevine, Texas. His special guest will be Larry Braggs, former vocalist with Tower of Power and The Temptations. Don't miss this exciting concert at the newly remodeled Glass Cactus at the Gaylord Texan Resort. Doors open at 8:00 p.m. and showtime is at 8:45 p.m. (2 sets). General seating is $10 at the door (age 21 and up). Reservations are available for an additional charge at (817) 778-2805. Visit www.glasscactusevents.com for more information.
Smooth Jazz Cruise 2020
Tom Braxton is looking forward to performing on the Smooth Jazz Cruise 2020 which will have two sailings: January 18-25 and March 14-21. "The Greatest Party at Sea" will sail from Miami, FL to the Caribbean on the Celebrity Infinity. The fantastic lineup includes Marcus Miller, Boney James, Ramsey Lewis, Brian Culbertson, Candy Dulfer, Rick Braun, Jonathan Butler, Euge Groove, Everette Harp, Jeff Lorber, Keiko Matsui, Peter White, and many more! Visit www.thesmoothjazzcruise.com for more information or to book your cabin on the next cruise.