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Tommy Halloran's Guerrilla Swing / Bio

Tommy Halloran performs old-timey music anyone would appreciate... He is to jazz as Uncle Tupelo was to country-western or Steve Earle to bluegrass. He possesses the schooling (both formal and hard-knocks) as well as the "chops" of a great jazzman... The basic truths of Delta-blues, swing, Gospel, and Bohemia are deeply rooted in Tommy's songwriting psyche. Like Randy Newman or Tom Waits (who seldom appear in the same sentence), his cooking belies his ingredients. He may not be "Chasin' the Bird", but he's certainly flippin' the bird as a top-rate improviser... Tommy embodies the original spirit of jazz. His blues, his bounce, and his ballads rival great musicians from any era. --David Seymour, JazzReview.com (8/11/2005)

General Info

Band Members
Tommy Halloran - Vocals
Artist Name
Tommy Halloran's Guerrilla Swing
Profile Page
Jazz / Blues

Contact Info

St. Louis, MO

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