A collection of duets featuring the great Wendell Brunious on Fluegelhorn and Tom Hook on piano and vocals. With the addition of bass and drums on selected cuts and string quartet on other selected cuts this is a wonderful collection of ballads and one great samba. Romantic and refined, this is music for grown-ups.

Tunes -Buona Sera, Bounce Me Brother With A Solid Four, Come Fly With Me, Lipstick Traces, Let THem Talk, At The Swing Cat's Ball, Someday, My Jug And I, I Never Talk To Strangers, That Old Black Magic, After My Laughter Came Tears, I Hear A Sound, Here's To life


This CD can be purchased directly from Arbors Records at arborsrecords.com, and from www.tomhook.com

or as a digital download from I-Tunes or Spotify

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Tunes -Saving All My Love For You,  I Hope I don't Fall In Love With You, Martha, Jockey Full of Bourbon, Picture In A Frame, Swordfish Trombone,  I Can't Wait To Get Off Work, Shiver Me Timbers, Hold On, Invitation To The Blues, Time, Foreign Affair,  I Wish I Was In New Orleans


This CD can be purchased directly from this website by contacting Tom Hook at

tmanfordhook@cox.net

Sales price is $20.00 plus $2.50 shipping and handling


It can also be purchased from CD Baby under the title Picture In A Frame""

  • Tootie Ma4:00
  • When the Lights Go Out2:36
  • Roof OVer My Head2:24
  • Invitation to the Blues6:42
  • She's On the Ball2:33
  • Jockey Full of Bourbon3:15
  • My Buckets Got a Hole In It4:51
  • 29 ways2:20
  • Down In Mexico4:41
  • Blues for Dixie2:39
  • Beat Me Daddy2:56
  • Columbus Stockade Blues2:30

Tunes - Beat Me Daddy, Blues for Dixie, Down In Mexico, Twenty Nine Ways, My Bucket's Got a Hole In It, Roof Over My Head, Invitation To the Blues,  She's On the Ball, Jockey Full of Bourbon, When the Lights Go Out, Tootie Ma, Columbus Stockade Blues


This CD can be purchased directly from this website by contacting Tom Hook at

tmanfordhook@cox.net

Sales price is $20.00 plus $3.50 shipping and handling.

The Terrier Brothers were formed in 1987 in Orlando, FL to perform at Church Street Station's Orchid Garden and Lil' Darlin's Rock and Roll Palace. Concentrating on the vintage pop and rock of the 50's and 60's, the group composed of Tom Hook, Eddie Metz, Bobby Durham, and Brent Kinser appeared on stage with dozens of the great acts of the Rock and Roll era. Twenty six years later they are still performing together at music festivals in Europe and the United States. This album was recorded in New Orleans in 2013, featuring mastering by legendary engineer Dave Farrell.

The N​ew Orleans All-S​tars are comprised of the Crescent City's premier Traditional Jazz musicians. Fronted by world renowned trumpeter Wendell Brunious, and featuring artists like clarinetistTom Fischer, trombonist Rick Trolsen and Tom Hook the band is a frequent performer at Preservation Hall and on board the American Queen and Queen of the Mississippi riverboats.


​Tunes - High Society, Hello Dolly, Ory's Creole Trombone, Wonderful World, I Wish I Was In Peoria, Exactly Like You,

The World Is Waiting For the Sunrise, Petite Fleur, Mahogany Hall Stomp, Azalea, Mister Jelly Lord, Big Noise From Winnetka, When the Saints Go Marching In.


This CD can be purchased directly from this website by contacting Tom Hook at

tmanfordhook@cox.net

Sales price is $20.00 plus $3.50 shipping and handling.

This is an album composed of love songs of all different shapes and sizes. Ranging from the skid row Tom Waits ballad “Saving All My Love For You”, to re-interpretations of lush romantic Johnny Hartman classics like “My One and Only Love” and “Dedicated to You”, with a mixture of Fats Waller, George Gershwin, Randy Newman, Cole Porter, Leon Russel, Thad Jones and Dr. John in between. Recorded 2008 at Dogwater Studios in New Orleans, and mastered by Grammy award winning engineer David Farrell. 
This album is composed of New Orleans Rhythm and Blues classics with the addition of a couple of terrific ballads by Randy Newman and Tom Waits. Recorded at Ultrasonic Studios in New Orleans in 2001, and mixed and mastered by Grammy award winning engineer Steve Reynolds.
​Tunes - The Fat Man, Rockin’ Pneumonia, Cabbagehead, Brother John, Walkin’ To New Orleans, Guilty, Let the Good Times Roll, How Come My Dog Don’tBark?, Loberta, Jock-A-Mo, Liza Jane, Dat’s Mardi Gras, Sick and Tired, I Wish I was In New Orleans

CD can be purchased as a digital download from tmanfordhook@cox.net


Every song on this album is a Tom Hook original, with the exception of the classic Louis Jordan number, “Early In the Morning”. Recorded at Ultrasonic Studios in New Orleans in 2004, and mixed and mastered by Grammy award winning engineer Steve Reynolds.

Tunes -Mama Man, Early In the Mornin’, Hellhound Callin’ My Name, Musicbiznessman, Straight, Waitin’ For the Floats to Arrive, Back To Beale Street, Nobody’s There, Hangin’ at the Big Bamboo, Please, KC Boogie...
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Tunes - I Love Being Here With You, Makin' Whoopee, A Song for You, Baby It's Cold Outside,

You're The Boss, You Don't Bring Me Flowers, Let's Call the Whole Thing Off, Let Them Talk,

You've Got a Friend, Let's Do It, Here's To Life, Baby It's Cold Outside (reprise)


This CD can be purchased directly from this website by contacting Tom Hook at

tmanfordhook@cox.net

Sales price is $20.00 plus $3.50 shipping and handling.

Tunes -The Best Is Yet To Come, The Very Thought Of You, Invitation To The Blues, Meeting Across The River, Old Folks, I Concentrate On You, Picture In a Frame, A Nightengale Sang in Berkely Square, Goin' Back to New Orleans, Saving All My Love For you, All The Way, Witchcraft, Where Do You Start? One More For My Baby

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This is a true dream album for me, representing the pinnacle of 45 yeas in the music business, If you own one Tom Hook album this should be it. Featuring a collection of New Orleans finest musicians and vocalists this is a magical trip back to the classic sound of the late 50's and early 60's. Recorded at the Parlor Studios in New Orleans and engineered by Grammy Award winning engineer Dave Farrell this is hands down the best thing I have ever recorded. Thanks to the great folks at Arbors Records. This is as good as it gets.

CD's

The follow up lecture to "Becoming Jelly Roll", this lecture/performance takes the evolution through the second half of the 20th century with discussions and demonstrations of New Orleans piano innovators like Champion Jack Dupree, Tuts Washington, Huey P. Smith, Fats Domino, James Booker, Professor Longhair and Dr. John

Recordings of music taken directly from the John Robichaux Orchestra collection at Hogan Jazz Archive at Tulane University in New Orleans. Performed by the city's premier traditional jazx artists this recording re-creates the sound of the Crescent City's premier sociiety orchestra in the years preceding ragtime and the birth of jazz. A must listen for any serious jazz afficianado, this was the music that was the foundation upon which jazz was built.

Recorded in 2013 this duet features the uncommon duet artistry of Yve Evans and Tom Hook. recorded at Soundtrek Studios in Kansas City, engineered and mixed by the great Jim Wheeler at Wheeler Audio, this CD captures the spontaneous magic of an Evans/Hook performance. 

Tunes - Brother Gardner's Cakewalk, Colonial Girl Waltzes, Festival Quadrille, At A Georgia Camp Meeting,

Island Garden Schottische, Martha Washington Waltzes, Mississippi Rag, Nordica Schottische,

Salutation Quadrille.


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Tunes - My One and Only Love, A Child Is Born, I Love You Porgy, A Song For You, Such A Night, Crazy She Calls Me, Marie,

I Concentrate On You, Saving All My Love For You, Until The Real Thing Comes Along, Dedicated To You, Send Me Someone to Love.

This CD can be purchased directly from this website by contacting Tom Hook at tmanfordhook@cox.net

Featuring Tom playing and singing the tunes that he gets requested most frequently at festivals around the country.

Eigthteen of your favorites, recorded in 2012 just the way you hear them live...one voice, one piano.

Tunes - Junker's Blues, Tee-nah-nah, Blue Monday, Rockin' Pneumonia, Don't You Just Know It, Sea Cruise, Go to the Mardi Gras, Cabbagehead, Blueberry Hill, I'm Gonna Be a Wheel Some Day, Junco Partner, Such a Night, Jock-a-mo


This CD can be purchased directly from this website by contacting Tom Hook at tmanfordhook@cox.net

Sales price is $20.00 plus $2.50 shipping and handling.


Recorded at the National Jazz Park located in the Old US Mint building in New Orleans, this acclaimed concert lecture traces the development of New Orleans piano from it's earliest days to the death of Jelly Roll Morton in 1941. A must have for music historians, it contains detailed lecture and illustrative piano and vocal performances.

Tom has selected 13 of his favorite Tom Waits songs and performs them solo with piano, with trio, with string quartet and as duo with the Fluegelhorn legend Wendell Brunious. A great collection of musical gems from one of America's premier song writers.

Tunes - Ooh Pooh Pah Pah Do, Yellow Dog Blues, Audubon Zoo, Blueberry Hill, Big 10 Inch, Wonderful World, Mardi Gras Mambo, How Come My Dog Don't Bark?, Roll The Patrol, Hellhound Calling My Name, Hold Tight, Monkey Song, Nobody's There, Iko Iko, Outskirts of Town, I Like It Like That, Straight, Don't You Just Know It?


This CD can be purchased directly from this website by contacting Tom Hook at

tmanfordhook@cox.net

Sales price is $20.00 plus $3.50 shipping and handling.

Tunes - Under the Double Eagle, Mississippi Rag, New Orleans Blues, Grandpa's Spells, Whinin' Boy Blues, Mr. Jelly Lord, The Pearls, Sweet Substitute, Kansas City Boogie


This CD can be purchased directly from this website by contacting Tom Hook at tmanfordhook@cox.net

Sales price is $20.00 plus $2.50 shipping and handling.