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Tomas Janzon Trio

"New York-based guitarist Tomas Janzon plays 'tasty renditions...original territory ...with soulful authority. “ — Bill Milkowski, JazzTimes
Jazz/Improv
As a prolific performer, based in New York, Janzon has played all over the world.  Tomas Janzon Trio is a soulful treat, digging deep in tradition but upholding the pulse of the contemporary urban jazz scene.
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Stockholm-born, New York-based guitarist Tomas Janzon embarked, after KMH-The Royal School of Music, on the peripatetic journey of the working musician. Los Angels for GIT and the USC Thornton School of Music, Canada as Artist-in-Residence at Selkirk College, then from 2002 to the present a blur of touring, teaching, recording in Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, Phoenix, Argentina, Brazil, Norway, Denmark and Sweden.

Tomas Janzon Trio has been growing from 2011 at a regular stint at The Garden Café in New York with Essiet Okon Essiet on bass, and further with the addition of Will Terrill on drums at Londel's in Harlem from 2015.

Quotes:
“With Janzon's velvet-like textures floating as if on water, 
the quartet's music moves with soul.”
— Jim Santella, LA Jazz Scene 

"one of the best jazz-guitar tones you'll hear.... 
one of the best jazz guitar records 
from the past year."
 — John Heidt, Vintage Guitar 

"Guitarist Tomas Janzon’s Experiences is a fine exercise in tonal contrasts. And it swings."
— All About Jazz New York

"His caution, his truly impressive and emotional 
charisma turns every piece into a feast. 
Guitar jazz has rarely been that beautiful."
— Alexander Schmitz, Jazz Podium, Germany