Jazzfest 2011

Was a good one for me. I had four hits at the Fairgrounds: my duet with Evan Christopher, the James Booker tribute (two songs, including a duet with Lillian Boutte), a duet with clarinetist Anat Cohen on the interview stage … Continue reading

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Handsome Jazz: a Book Review

May 20, 2010 Here is a book review I wrote this week: Looking Good: a History of Handsome Jazz by Zack Pinola University of East Dakota Press 362 pages, $29.95 Handsome Jazz is such an important genre that it’s hard … Continue reading


Tom’s “Treme” Hit

On Sunday, April 25, 2010, I performed (as myself) on the HBO show “Treme,” playing Jelly Roll Morton’s “New Orleans Joys” and “King Porter Stomp,” in duets with the delectable violinist Lucia Micarelli. Huge, huge fun doing this. At some … Continue reading

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