Tommy Thompson Project ready to roll with new CD
Los Angeles, CA – The Tommy Thompson Project has announced the
completion of a new album, entitled “Grand Avenue”. “I just finished my
8th CD,” says Thompson. “This is my first original project.” The only cover on the album is the song “Stranger on the Shore,” which Thompson makes his own through his evocative saxophone performance, the same source of compelling atmosphere in all his songs, though credit is due to his stellar band.
The album was named after the street where Thompson was born and reared and features 12 infectious tracks of Tommy’s warm, sultry
saxophone playing. He reaches out to a variety of styles, demonstrating both his passion and versatility.
Tommy Thompson was born and raised in New York City and found himself in Yonkers at the age of 14 after his family moved. The Berklee College of Music Alumni is now based out of Las Vegas, NV. From 2000' – 2005' The Tommy Thompson Project performed 6 nights a week at The Paris Hotel in Tres' Jazz and Napoleon's Jazz Clubs.
On March 27, 2005 The Tommy Thompson Project was voted
“Best Of Las Vegas” by the Review Journal. These days, the band is busy playing corporate functions, club dates and festivals.
Tommy has opened for Tower of Power, Aaron Neville and
The Neville Brothers, Chicago, Blood Sweat & Tears, Spyro Gyra,
George Howard and Jay Leno.
He is currently working with A&R Select, the world’s leading independent
artist development firm, based out of Los Angeles, CA. .