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"
Texas fans, don't miss Tom Braxton in concert this month at the annual Addison Summer Series. He will perform at this FREE event in Beckert Park in Addison on Saturday, July 11, at 8:00 p.m. Come out and enjoy great music under the stars with your family and friends! Click here for more information.
Tom Joins Earl Klugh on Tour This Summer
Tom Braxton is excited to perform this summer with jazz legend and Grammy Award-winning guitarist Earl Klugh at the following events: Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival in Norfolk, VA on July 17; Chateau Ste. Michelle Festival of Jazz in Woodinville, WA on July 25; Blue Note Jazz Club in New York, NY on July 28-August 2 (6 nights); and Long Beach Jazz Festival in Long Beach, CA on August 7. See the Tour Schedule for details.
Tom and Earl Klugh at Blue Note Jazz Club in NY - 2014 (Photo by Tatiana Deriugin)
Tom Joins Peter White and Rick Braun in Kansas
Tom Braxton will perform with Peter White and Rick Braun at JAZZ IN THE WOODS in Overland Park, KS on Friday, June 19, 9:00 p.m. This is Kansas City's largest free music festival! Bring the entire family for lots of great music and fun! Proceeds from the festival will benefit local children's charities. For more information, visit www.jazzinthewoods.com.
23rd Annual Capital Jazz Fest
Tom Braxton will perform with Earl Klugh at the 23rd Annual Capital Jazz Fest. Join them Saturday, June 6, at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD. For tickets and information, visit www.capitaljazz.com. Don't miss this exciting "jazz festival with soul!"
June Concerts in Texas
Texas fans, be sure to catch Tom Braxton in Odessa and Amarillo this month! On Saturday, June 13, the Odessa Black Chamber of Commerce will present "An Evening with Tom Braxton in Concert" at the Blackshear Elementary School Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. The next Saturday, June 20, Tom will perform at JuneFest 2015 in Downtown Amarillo at 8:30 p.m. See the Tour Schedule for details.
Tom Heads to San Francisco with Keiko Matsui
On May 7-9, Tom Braxton will perform with Keiko Matsui at Feinstein's at the Nikko in San Francisco. Don't miss these 3 nights of fantastic shows at this elegant, intimate venue. Click here for tickets and information.
Tom and Keiko Matsui - 2010 in Eastern Europe
Tom to Perform at Jazziz with Peter White
Tom Braxton is looking forward to performing with Peter White at Jazziz Nightlife in Boca Raton, FL on April 21-22. If you're in the area, don't miss these two nights of exciting jazz! Click here for tickets and information.
Tom and Peter White - 2014 Smooth Jazz Cruise
(Photo by Entertainment Cruise Productions, LLC)
Tom Joins Earl Klugh at Weekend of Jazz at The Broadmoor
Tom Braxton will perform at Earl Klugh's 12th Annual Weekend of Jazz at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, CO. The event will be held on April 9-11 and will feature amazing musical entertainment by Earl Klugh, Burt Bacharach, Dave Grusin, Lee Ritenour, Kirk Whalum, Jeff Lorber Fusion, Nikki Yanofsky, and many more. Visit www.weekendofjazz.com for more information.
Tom, Jonathan Butler, and Earl Klugh
2014 Weekend of Jazz at The Broadmoor