High quality renditions of modern and traditional jazz, easy listening, cocktail and dinner music, and original jazz compositions.
Tom Arntzen piano – vocals
Bernie Arai – Drums
Laurence Mollerup – bass
The Tom Arntzen Trio is comprised of three of Canada’s top jazz 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, swinging cocktail parties, to classy, tasteful, elegant events.
This versatile group, led by the strong piano playing and singing of Tom Arntzen, delivers a solid, professional, musical experience. They are completely self-contained, providing lighting and PA systems to suit client needs. Special musical requests are welcome. The trio has a huge repertoire of songs to choose from, including standards, Gershwin, Fats Waller, Nat King Cole, jump swing, cool jazz, pop and Broadway.
Tom Arntzen also works as a composer, arranger, producer and actor. He recently released his debut jazz CD “The Turning” to rave reviews. With over 25 years working as a professional musician, Tom’s list of performance credits include a record break ing run of over 200 performances at the Arts Club Theatre as Musical Director for “Red Rock Diner”.
Bernie Arai is one of Vancouver’s premier drummers. He is a highly respected artist, and can play any style. He has played jazz festivals all over the world.
Bassist Laurence Mollerup has many album project credits to his name for such diverse artists as the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and the Hard Rubber Orchestra. Laurence also has extensive live performance credits with major Canadian talent including Jann Arden, Freddie Hubbard, Don Thompson and Oliver Jones.
This combination of talent and experience guarantees a rich, rewarding musical event.