He was a featured performer at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention, the International Association of Jazz Educators annual convention, and the 12th International Percussion Festival, Opole, Poland. Other performances include the American Festival, Cairo, Egypt, September, 2000. Tom has twice toured Japan with pianist Noriko Kamo, and saxophonist Floyd King. The group continues to perform in the New York area and has recorded several CD’s including recordings with legendary drummer/percussionist Joe Chambers, and the late great jazz master Freddie Hubbard.
Since 1994, Tom has co-hosted a weekly jam session at Adobe Blues in Staten Island with Larry Talbot and The Wolfpack, a highly versatile band based in the blues, and in September 2012 was inducted into the New York Blues Hall of Fame. Other New York area club appearances include: The Blue Note, Fat Tuesday’s, Seventh Avenue South, The Bitter End, Chicago Blues, Indigo Blues, Kenny’s Castaways, and Trumpets. Free-lance recording includes work at The Record Plant, Sony Studios, House of Music, Tedesco Studio, and Systems Two Studios.