Led by drummer Tommy Igoe, The Birdland All-Stars have been thrilling audiences for over a decade. The group creates new arrangements of contemporary artists such as David Bowie, The Police and Steely Dan, as well as fresh treatments of iconic compositions by Charlie Parker, Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock. As the band performs, visual artist Jeremy Sutton will create works inspired by the music on stage.
Featuring the finest musicians in New York, The Birdland All-Stars have been thrilling audiences at “The Jazz Corner of the World” for the last 10 years. Returning to the road for the first time in 5 years, the Birdland All-Stars have created new arrangements featuring the music of David Bowie, The Police and Steely Dan, as well as fresh treatments of iconic compositions by Charlie Parker, Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock. The Birdland All-Stars will hit the road with their new show in Winter of 2018.
Tommy Igoe is one of the world’s most prominent drummers, bandleaders and music education authors. All of his published works are #1 on Amazon, have attained bestseller status on every relevant list worldwide and many are required coursework at top-tier collegiate music schools and conservatories. He has been featured on multiple Grammy award-winning recordings and recently won the coveted 2014 Modern Drummer Reader’s Poll award for “Best Jazz Drummer”. Tommy also created the drumset book for Disney’s Broadway production of “The Lion King” where he also served as the production's Associate Conductor from its inception. He currently is a globally requested clinician and speaker, runs two music residencies in the United States at legendary venues in San Francisco and New York and is President of Deep Rhythm Music LLC, his music services company and publishing arm.