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"
Oklahoma fans! Tom Braxton is very excited to return to Tulsa next month! Before you get the July 4th fireworks ready, come out to the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame on Monday, July 3, 2017, for Tom's concert at the Jazz Depot. The show begins at 8:00 p.m. and is part of the Jazz Hallís 2017 Summer Concert Series. For tickets and information, visit www.okjazz.org.
Tom Braxton's "Jazzy AM Radio" Concert
Don't miss Tom Braxton's "Jazzy AM Radio" Concert in San Angelo, TX on Friday, July 21, 2017. This exciting concert will be held at the RiverView Terrace and will feature Grammy-nominated guitarist Peter White as a Special Guest. Put on your nostalgic hat and come out to enjoy jazzy renditions of AM radio hits such as "Make It With You" and "I'll Be Around" (from Tom's latest solo album, The Next Chapter) and many more! Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and concert begins at 7:00 p.m. (tickets include dinner). For more information, visit www.chopsa.org.
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.
Juneteenth Concerts in Midland
Join Tom Braxton for two Juneteenth Celebration concerts in Midland, TX on Saturday, June 17, 2017. He will perform at the Midland Centennial Library at 3:00 p.m. (with Pervis Evans) and at the Carver Center Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. (with Fingerprints). The afternoon concert is FREE to the public. Tickets for the evening concert can be purchased by calling (482) 210-0892. Click here for more information.
Tom Joins Blake Aaron in Florida
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.