TOM PIERSON

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Thomas Claude Pierson Jr. was born in Ashland, Wisconsin, March 11, 1948. His parents Thomas Claude Pierson Sr. and Beth Polhemus Pierson both were violinists and teachers. Tom Jr. however studied the piano. By the time he was a teenager he wanted to be a classical soloist. At the age of 13 he played the 1st mvt of Mozart K414 with the Houston Symphony. He later played the 1st mvt of the Khachaturian Piano Concerto and the Rachmaninoff Concerto #2 with the same orchestra. After hearing Tom play the Khachaturian, Sir John Barbirolli wrote "I was greatly impressed by this boy's gifts. Apart from his already considerable command of the keyboard, I was particularly pleased to find something which is far rarer -- a most sensitive musicality and feeling for the finer shades of tone and expression. He should go far." (11/20/1962)

Tom attended the Juilliard School, graduating in 1970 with a
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Fusion 1982
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Planet Of Tears
Progressive Big Band 1996
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Post Bop 2001
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Post Bop 2001
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The Hidden Goddess
Progressive Big Band 2003
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Turkey Boy (Songs From The Movie)
Jazz Related Soundtracks 2009
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inside a forgotten feeling : 1&2
Post Bop 2012
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inside a forgotten feeling : 3
Post Bop 2012
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inside a forgotten feeling : 4
Post Bop 2012
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Last Works
Progressive Big Band 2018

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Post Bop 1993
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Post Bop 1994
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unchained melody
Post Bop 1998

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