New CD with Chloe Feoranzo

My new CD with the amazing, new-to-New Orleans talent Chloe Feoranzo is out! With brilliant caricatures by David Silverman of Simpsons fame! Chloe will be on many of my jazzfest gigs, including the Fairgrounds, Buffa’s, both piano nights, Louisiana Music … Continue reading

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Tom’s New Book of Limericks

My new book of 176 limericks and 34 sketches was officially published on April 1 by Sagging Meniscus Press! I will have reading/piano performances at Blue Cypress Books on Monday, April 17 and Octavia Books on April 18, both at … Continue reading

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The Gist of My Talk At Harvard, 3/27

MY HOUSE I’ve had difficulty tracing the history of 625 Hagan. A New Orleans map from 1878 shows a building about fifty feet away. The earliest written (notarial) record I’ve found dates from 1906, as part of a larger parcel, … Continue reading

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2016 Eastern USA Road Trip Info

Hey everyone, here’s some info on my upcoming road trip. If you need more, drop me a line at tmcd@ix.netcom.com. All shows solo piano unless noted. August 13: Jacksonville. Clara White Theatre North, 2711 Edison Avenue. 8 pm, $20. Auugst … Continue reading

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McDermott Jazzfest Gig Schedule

Hello everyone, l’ll be doing my regular Thursday gigs: 5-7 solo at Three Muses and 8-11 at Buffa’s with Aurora Nealand. All three of my performances at the Fairgrounds will take place Friday April 29; with my band, Tom McDermott … Continue reading

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2015 end-of-year wrap

Hello everyone and greetings from a chilly but sunny New Orleans. Some good things happening recently. I just sold a piece of original music to the second season of the HBO series “The Knick.” I’ve written two new pieces for … Continue reading

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2015 Jazzfest Schedule

Friends here are my public gigs for Jazzfest 2015. Thursday, 4/23: Three Muses, solo piano, 5-7; Buffa’s with Aurora Nealand 8-11 Friday 4/24: Fairgrounds, Lagnaippe Stage: Tom McDermott and Friends, 4:20-5:15 Saturday 4/25: Buffa’s Bar with Ruby Friedman 11 PM. … Continue reading

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“City of Timbres,” Aurora Nealand and Tom McDermott

My CD with Aurora Nealand, “City of Timbres” will be out this week, and I am thrilled.  As promised in the liner notes, here is info on each of the songs.  Thanks for reading and listening! 1) Aleman Remixeada.  This … Continue reading

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2014 Wrap

It’s been a good year.  First my gigs. I’m still holding down my steadies: Chickie Wah Wah with Meschiya Lake on Wednesdays, Three Muses solo on Thursdays and Buffa’s on Thursdays with Aurora Nealand.  In addition I’m playing solo keys … Continue reading

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2014 Summer Road Tour

Hey Folks, here is my 2014 Summer Road Tour as it currently stands. I will be adding more info as it arrives.  Hope to see you! July 2 Austin, TX: The Elephant Room w/the Jazz Pharaohs 6-8. for more info: 512-473-2279 … Continue reading

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