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"
Don't miss Tom Braxton's return to Atlanta this month! He will perform at St. James LIVE Jazz Club on Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 9:00 p.m. Get your tickets TODAY at www.stjamesliveatl.com. Be sure to spread the word! See you there!
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 also includes Brian Culbertson, Kirk Whalum, Richard Elliot, Keiko Matsui, Paul Brown, Larry Braggs, Jackiem Joyner, Paul Jackson Jr., and John Stoddart. For tickets and information, visit www.algarve.smoothjazzfestival.de.
Tom Announces Netherlands Tour 2017
Tom Braxton will make his long-awaited return to the Netherlands this fall! His tour will kick off on October 4, 2017 and continue through October 8.  Tom will perform in jazz clubs in Leeuwarden, Eibergen, Emmen, and Hengelo with several great sidemen from the Netherlands, including drummer Sietse Huisman. He will also conduct a special music workshop in Leeuwardan on October 4. See the Tour Schedule for details.
Tom to Perform at Perfect Note in Alabama
Tom Braxton is looking forward to making his first appearance in Hoover, Alabama! He will perform at Perfect Note on Friday, September 15, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. This concert is part of the jazz series presented by TK Productions. For tickets and information, visit www.tkproductionsinc.com.
Riverfront Jazz Festival in Dallas
DFW fans! Tom Braxton will be part of the fantastic lineup at the Riverfront Jazz Festival in Dallas on Labor Day Weekend! This exciting event will take place at the Texas Horse Park. Tom will perform on Saturday, September 2, 2017, at 1:00 p.m., and he will also perform with Keiko Matsui on Sunday, September 3, at 5:30 p.m. Visit www.tbaalriverfrontjazzfestival.org for tickets and information.