Thomas Snow

Thomas P. Snow


Director, Jazz Band


Olin Arts Center, Room 258

Pianist, arranger, composer, and educator Thomas Snow is one of New England’s most active and sought-after musicians. A graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music (M.M. 2005) and the Berklee College of Music (B.M. 1991), Tom has played with many jazz luminaries including Dave Holland, Ken Peplowski, Greg Abate, Bruce Gertz, Larry Coryell, Nick Brignola, Phil Wilson, Mike Turk, Gray Sargent, John Lockwood, Dick Johnson, Herb Pomeroy and Les DeMerle.  In the pop world, Tom has played and recorded with many artists including The Motor Booty Affair, bluesman Troy Turner, celebrated singer/songwriter Gene McDaniels, and folk legend Jonathan Edwards.  He appears as a studio musician on dozens of recordings and also has five CDs of his own: “Northern Standard Time” (1997), “Christmas at Mast Cove” (2001), “Some Other Time” (2007), “Friends” (2013), and Duke’s Diamonds: An Ellington Tribute (2015).  In addition to coaching the Bates Jazz Band and Bates Jazz Combo, Tom also teaches courses in theory, composition, and improvisation. Tom lives in Yarmouth, Maine with his wife Michelle and sons Finneas and Elijah. For more information about Tom, visit his website