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Tom Wakeling 1
Pennies From Heaven
Kansas City Swings
Tom Wakeling
  • Biography
  • Shedd Appearances
TOM WAKELING has put his bass to work at festivals, concert halls, and jazz venues throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Recent engagements include the Taichung Jazz Festival, Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Winter’s Jazz in Chicago, Tucson Jazz Festival, and a concert tour of China. Tom has performed with many jazz greats, including Mel Torme, Arturo Sandoval, Lee Konitz, Benny Golson, James Moody, Herb Ellis, and Mose Allison. His “show biz” credits include Della Reese, Red Skelton, Mickey Rooney, the Fifth Dimension, and playing in the orchestras of national touring shows such as Cats, the Joffrey Ballet, and Damn Yankees (with Jerry Lewis). An experienced and dynamic educator, Tom has served as a guest artist at the Wuhan (China) Conservatory, Stanford University Jazz Workshop, Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, University of British Columbia, and the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, among others. Tom’s most recent recording is Canadian Sunset with the vocalist Rebecca Kilgore and guitarist Bill Coon.
2018
Aug 5OFAM 2018The Jazz PartyJaqua
Aug 7OFAM 2018Get HappyJaqua
Aug 8OFAM 2018Ain't Nothin' But The BluesJaqua
Aug 8OFAM 2018A Night In New OrleansJaqua
Aug 10OFAM 2018Sinatra & Basie In ReddJaqua
2019
Apr 25NHT 2018-19Chuck ReddJaqua
Jul 24OFAM 2019In The Age Of SwingJaqua
Jul 25OFAM 2019It Don't Mean A ThingJaqua
Jul 26OFAM 2019Benny!Jaqua
Jul 26OFAM 2019Drum BoogieJaqua
Jul 27OFAM 2019Slipped DiscJaqua
Jul 28OFAM 2019Swing's The ThingJaqua
2021
Jul 22OFAM 2021Setting The ScoreJaqua
Jul 23OFAM 2021Some Like It HotJaqua
Jul 23OFAM 2021As Time Goes ByJaqua
Jul 24OFAM 2021Elevator To The GallowsJaqua
Jul 24OFAM 2021SpellboundJaqua
Jul 25OFAM 2021'Round MiddayJaqua
2022
Apr 8NHT 2021-22Chuck ReddJaqua
Jul 27OFAM 2022Music In The AirJaqua
Jul 28OFAM 2022Kansas City SwingsJaqua
Jul 29OFAM 2022Air Mail SpecialJaqua
Jul 30OFAM 2022Body And SoulJaqua
Jul 31OFAM 2022Duke & The CountJaqua
Tom Wakeling appears in these Pennies From Heaven events:
Wednesday Jul 27
7:30 pMusic In The Air: Opening Gala
Thursday Jul 28
1:30 pKansas City Swings
Friday Jul 29
7:30 pAir Mail Special
Saturday Jul 30
1:30 pBody And Soul
Sunday Jul 31
4:00 pDuke & The Count
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