TOM'S BLOG

June 26, 2015

Summer Shows and a great kick off wkend

Hi Fellas and Gals, what a treat to be making music for a living and for a giving . . The summer started out with a big bang of a musical weekend:

Thursday: Played at the dope Fingerprints Record Store in Long Beach where we had a great crowd and people bought up Vinyl as well as CD’s, here i am with bandmate Chris Joyner  IMG_2929

Then on Friday, a killer set at our hometown Venice Spot The Del Monte Speakeasy   – photos online at instagram

and Then on Saturday rocked The Claremont Folk Festival with Special Guest Ben HarperIMG_2958IMG_3005 IMG_2961

Here’s a video of “Collapsible Plans” at Claremont Folk Festival (kids Included) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOXXIDisXow – it will lead you to others as well . .

A String Of Summer Shows (more TBA) in CA and NY:

Sunday 28 June 2015  McCabe’s

Santa Monica, CA, US

Saturday 04 July 2015  Palisades Charter High School

Los Angeles, CA, US

Wednesday 22 July 2015  The Crepe Place

Santa Cruz, CA, US

Saturday 25 July 2015  Doc’s Lab

San Francisco, CA, US

Thursday 30 July 2015  William R. Mason Regional Park

Irvine, CA, US   

Friday 07 August 2015  The Falcon

Marlboro, NY, US   

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April 15, 2015

American Tune

Hi, heading to the Post Office now to get my taxes in, but before I do . . .

Coast to Coast, this songs for you America! Thank you Paul Simon for penning one of the finest songs ever written. Have a blessed day.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4Bqi7cIMiI

*This concludes the PledgeMusic covers for #‎TwoMoons You All picked for me – Special thanks to Sergio Villegas for choosing this song – he said he heard me do a version in NYC not long after 911. Peace, T

Miss Liberty photo by William Warby and Uke Shot by Jos Kafoe

IMG_2085Statue of Liberty seen from the Circle Line ferry, Manhattan, New Yorkuke in utrecht 2014

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April 2, 2015

Doug Sax Always Remembered

IMG_0783Doug Sax a true hero of sound and mind. I met him first when he mastered my duo record with Ben Harper some 22 years ago at #themasteringlab in Hlwd and then I returned with my latest #TwoMoons this past year in Ojai. It felt full circle to say the least. First thing I did when I walked in the door was have this master mind and gentle (and very humorous) man sign this album of ours #PleasureAndPain from back in the day. He was welcoming, gracious and his ears as tuned up as ever. He mastered some of my all time favorite and most influential records – please look him up. We will miss him incredibly but his Spirit and the music he touched will Live On Forever. Thanks for ALL THE MUSIC. Godbless and godspeed Doug.

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February 28, 2015

Angel Eyes as Today’s Top Tune on La’s Incredible KCRW radio station

Hey LA peops, if y’all feel like sharing this, it’ be great!!! It’s an honor to be the “Top Tune” on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic today – here is a link to Todays Top Tune: “Angel Eyes” from “Two Moons” –  A great group of musicians on this one including back ups by Ben Harper lap steel by Ben Peeler Bass and cello by #‎GabeNoel drums by Michael Jerome Moore bridge synth by Zac Baird Recorded and mixed by Robi Banerji

 

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January 27, 2015

Pledge Cover Song #1 “Runaway” by Del Shannon

The fans have spoken and here is the first installment of the Cover Songs you chose me to “handle” in the Pledge Campaign for “TwoMoons” – more are on the way as I am finally off the road for a minute! Thank You For Listening, Love, T

Thought I would share this little ditty from #DelShannon “Runaway” – seems to fit the misty mood of San Francisco. . . happy #humpday  https://soundcloud.com/tomfreund/runaway-del-shannon-cover

el lokal

 

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