The Big Easy in Buffalo presents Tom McDermott performing a solo piano show!
Friday, July 14, 2017
6PM Doors | 8PM Show
Pausa Art House
19 Wadsworth Street, Buffalo
$7 admission – Tickets are cash only and available at the door.
Tom McDermott is one of New Orleans’ premiere piano players. For much of the 1990s he was a Duke of Dixieland, which took him to Europe, Asia, South America and all over the States (including Carnegie Hall). He co-founded the modern brass band the New Orleans Nightcrawlers. Tom has written for the theatre (the Obie-award-winning off-Broadway show, “Nita and Zita”), and appeared in bit roles in the movies (“He Said She Said”).
In the New Orleans-based HBO series “Treme,” he played himself five times in three seasons and had 10 pieces of music used on the soundtrack. His original music has also appeared in Showtimes’ “The Knick.” Tom is known for his eclecticism, and is just about the only New Orleans pianist to stretch from the mid-19th-century music of Louis Moreau Gottschalk to the funky New Orleans piano today. He has a great love of Brazilian music (17 trips there so far), the Beatles, European classical music, early Duke Ellington, and much more.