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"
Join Tom Braxton on Sunday, May 8, for the 20th Annual Denise Thimes & Friends Special Mother's Day Concert at Touhill Performing Arts Center in St. Louis, MO. This event will feature a buffet dinner at 3:00 p.m. and a concert at 5:30 p.m. For tickets and information, visit www.touhill.org.
Tom Returns to Atlanta
Atlanta fans, be sure to catch Tom Braxton at the Suite Food Lounge on Thursday, May 12, at 7:30 p.m. This concert is part of the Suite Jazz Series presented by JazzBeat Promotions. Tom is really looking forward to performing in Atlanta again! Visit suiteatl.com or call (404) 577-2500 for tickets and information.
SAX IN THE CITY: Kirk Whalum & Tom Braxton
This Memorial Day Weekend, don't miss SAX IN THE CITY, featuring Kirk Whalum and Tom Braxton, at the W.E. Scott Theatre in Fort Worth, TX. There will be two shows on Sunday, May 29, at 5:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Click here for tickets to this exciting jazz event!
Weekend of Jazz at The Broadmoor
Tom Braxton will join Earl Klugh in Colorado Springs, CO on April 7-9 for Earl Klugh's Weekend of Jazz at The Broadmoor. This annual event will also feature Sergio Mendes, Tower of Power, Keiko Matsui, David Benoit, Morgan James, Michael Lington, Jamison Ross, and more! Visit www.weekendofjazz.com for more information. Don't miss these exciting concerts!
Tom at 2015 Weekend of Jazz at The Broadmoor
(Photo by Chuck Bigger)
Don't Miss Tom at Spaghettini
Tom Braxton is looking forward to returning to Spaghettini in Seal Beach, CA this month! He will perform on Saturday, March 19, at 8:00 p.m. This is one of Tom's favorite venues on the West Coast! Click here to get your tickets TODAY!
Jazz Alley in Seattle
Seattle fans! Tom Braxton is heading your way to perform with Earl Klugh at Jazz Alley on March 17-18 and March 20. Don't miss these exciting shows! For tickets and info, visit www.jazzalley.com.
Fantastic Time in Hawaii: Blog and Photos
Tom Braxton's trip to Hawaii last month was fantastic! He and his wife, Sharon, joined Earl Klugh and the band in Honolulu for six nights of exciting concerts at the brand new Blue Note Hawaii. Check out Tom's Blog to read about his adventures, including whale watching, a sunset luau, sightseeing, and "fun in the sun" in Oahu and Maui. Also, visit Photo Gallery 18 for all the great photos!