JAZZ FROM THE CELLAR May 20 2022
Tom Bartelmay is a guitarist, composer and bandleader based in Detroit, Michigan. His influences included artists such as Gyorgy Ligeti, Thelonious Monk, the Brian Blade Fellowship, Butcher Brown and the Grateful Dead. Today Tom’s work focuses on strong lyrical elements recontextualized through a variety of rhythmic and harmonic settings, often resulting in wide ranging works with a variety of color palettes. His work has often been described as lyrical and eclectic.