Thomas J West Music

Jazz One Man Band from Downingtown, PA - Will travel up to 100 miles
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Thomas J. West is an active music teacher, performer, composer, adjudicator, and clinician in the greater Philadelphia area. He has over thirty years of experience as a clarinetist, saxophonist, and vocalist. Mr. West has performed professionally with concert bands, jazz bands, and a cappella groups.

Thomas primarily plays jazz standards on both clarinet and saxophone and can adapt many pop songs into a solo jazz idiom. Thomas provides his own recorded accompaniment and can take requests for hundreds of songs. Mr. West can also play without accompaniment for wedding ceremonies, memorial services, and other special occasions. Thomas is also willing to partner with other musicians for your event to perform jazz standards or other popular music. Thomas will work with you to craft a set list that is a perfect match for your special occasion, including taking your requests in advance and preparing your favorite songs for you.

Thomas uses a very basic setup for his performances that includes a portable, powered amplifier, SM-58 microphone and stand, laptop with a portable audio interface, an iPad, and a clarinet and saxophone. He is easily able to occupy the corner of a room, a backyard porch, a lobby area, or any size stage and can route his sound to a house system if needed.

Thomas has performed as a member of the Penn State Marching Blue Band, The Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps, and KeyStone A Cappella. He has studied jazz improvisation with Dennis DiBlasio and jazz arranging with Jimmie Amadie. Notable performances include World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, The Queen in Wilmington, The Princeton Festival, and WHYY's Connections Festival at Penn's Landing.

Mr. West performs a Facebook Live online streaming show regularly that you are invited to attend for free to see him in action. Search for me on the web.
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Thomas was amazing! He did great job at my cocktail hour at the Waterfall (Claymont, DE). Everyone complimented on his beautiful music. Slow classic jazz music - perfect choice for any wedding or other celebration. I'm so happy I was able to find him. Also, he is so professional. I will definitely recommend him to all my friends and coworkers!

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PAST EVENTS
FUTURE EVENTS
GIGMASTERS VERIFIED BOOKING
2018
May
27
wedding
Philadelphia, PA
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2018
Jul
12
Manor Health Care Services
Lebanon, PA
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2018
Oct
6
wedding
Philadelphia, PA
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2017
Dec
9
wedding
Philadelphia, PA
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2017
Sep
21
Wedding
Claymont, DE
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2017
Sep
2
wedding
Philadelphia, PA
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2017
Aug
30
Facebook Live
Downingtown, PA
9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2017
Aug
28
Facebook Live
Downingtown, PA
9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2017
Aug
26
World Cafe Live
Philadelphia, PA
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
YOUR REQUESTS
I can adapt almost any pop song as a solo
Ain't She Sweet
Jazz Standard
All Blues
Jazz Standard
All I Want for Christmas Is You
Mariah Carey
All of Me
Jazz Standard
All The Things You Are
Jazz Standard
Angels We Have Heard on High
Traditional
Anything Goes
Jazz Standard
As Time Goes By
Jazz Standard
Auld Lang Syne
Traditional
Saxophone
One Man Band
Jazz Singer
Jazz One Man Band
Pop One Man Band
Jazz Saxophone
Wedding Singer
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fund Raisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Thomas J West Music will also travel to Lyndell, Thorndale, Exton, Lionville, Glenmoore, Uwchland, Wagontown, Brandamore, Chester Springs, Coatesville, Modena, West Chester, Birchrunville, Valley Forge, Honey Brook, Malvern, Pocopson, Devault, Elverson, Immaculata, Saint Peters, Suplee, Westtown, Cheyney, Kennett Square, Mendenhall, Parkesburg, Pomeroy, Sadsburyville, Unionville.
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