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Tom Arntzen Musical Projects
Tom Arntzen – Solo Pianist and Vocalist
A superb pianist and singer/songwriter, able to cover any style of music, Tom specializes in taking the great songs of the last 100 years and making them his own. Listeners are taken on a musical journey by Tom’s superb musicianship and good taste. Every kind of song is fair game, from jazz standards to R & B and pop. His own compositions are smart, catchy, and joyous, and his piano playing is powerful and elegant.
Arntzen Rhythm Review
The Arntzen Rhythm Review is comprised of Vancouver’s most versatile musicians. They perform regularly in Vancouver’s top hotels, at special events, concerts and weddings. The group can adapt to any musical situation, from intimate dinner music to lively dancing events.
When the HitZone are booked to play your event, you can be sure your guests will be rave about the quality of the band and the non-stop energy they create. Clients consistently marvel at the band’s versatility and “can do” attitude. The HitZone will keep the dancers happy with sure-fire party faves from the 50’s to today, from England to San Francisco.
3 Generations of Jazz
Vintage Jazz at its best! An Arntzen family tradition who’s regular gigs include North Vancouver’s Summer Concert Series, Crescent Beach Legion, West Vancouver’s Silk Purse, and New York’s Highline Ballroom.
The Blues Brothers Review
Jake and Elwood bring with them a smokin’ showband, high-voltage dance routines, top-notch vocals and hilarious skits. It’s all part of the non-stop, high-octane entertainment when they “crash” your special event, corporate function, party, grad or what-have-you! And complete sound and lighting production is no problem either.
Everyday Love, Tom Arntzen’s new album, is full of songs charting a journey of discovery. Join Tom as he sets sail on a travelogue of some of his stylistic influences; Pop, R & B, Jazz, Gospel, Country, and Folk. This 14-track pop album features all original compositions highlighting Tom’s soaring baritone voice, uplifting, positive lyrics, jazzy piano playing, tight harmonies and irresistible pop hooks. Tom’s superbly crafted pop gems envelope the listener with insistent, upbeat grooves while his lyrics provide warmth, spiritual growth and empathy to heal life’s hurts. Everyday Love is a fresh approach to inspirational music.
On his debut jazz CD, The Turning, Tom Arntzen evokes a spirit of playful innocence. The combination of Tom’s inspired songwriting, rich vocals and masterful piano playing is stunning. This is an artist at the peak of his creativity offering 9 original jazz tunes and 4 standards. Tom is joined by some of Canada’s finest jazz musicians playing in the styles of Chet Baker and Nat King Cole. Producer Simon Kendall added his unique touch and the result is an album of compelling freshness coupled with exceptional musicianship.
“You’re a very good singer.”
Tom Jones (Yes, THAT Tom Jones!)
“A highly skilled and talented performer.”
Bill Millerd, Arts Club Theatre, Vancouver