Tag Archives: Tom Abbott

Immortal for Quite Some Time — Time Moves On

Yesterday would have been my brother John’s 66th birthday. June 3rd. Since 1991 that date has been a reminder to me, an occasion to reflect again on fraternity and loss. Yesterday passed without a thought. Today, writing about my friend … Continue reading

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The 3 Million Majority March Band: NYC

From The New Yorker, 20 March 2017 When the song was over, a guitarist named Barry Komitor asked Tom Abbott, a clarinettist, about his plans for after the demonstration. “I’m gonna go eat some soup. And then I’m going to … Continue reading

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Jazz for a Wintery Day

My son Tom makes his living in and around New York City with his clarinet and saxophones. Here’s a good recording of him with Baby Soda, a group of musicians devoted to jazz from early New Orleans.  

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Tom Abbott with The New Wonders and Endangered Species

My son Tom has been making a living with his horns for well over a decade. A couple of recent links to work he is doing: The New Wonders at the NY Hot Jazz Festival: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N58Pw6IMU3Y The trio Endangered Species … Continue reading

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Shiny Happy People Holding Hands: A Clarinet Solo

Just talked with my son Tom, a jazz musician working in New York. In the course of the conversation, after some prying on my part, he said he had recorded a song for a video game called Bioshock Infinite. Here’s … Continue reading

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