Tom Devino is a graduate of Western Ct. State University where he earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Percussion. He has toured extensively in the United States and Europe including performances at the Montreaux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, The Hartford Jazz Festival, Mohegan Sun Arena, The Mohegan Sun Cabaret and Wolf’s Den, Foxwoods Casino, and in New York City at 7th Avenue South and The Bottom Line. Tom can be heard on Recordings by Cindy Bullens, Michael Fisher, Martin Jude, The Brain Forest, and The Bill Cofrances Jazz Quartet. He has performed with Clark Terry, Lou Marini, Warren Chasson, Chris Brubeck, Don Trenner, Lucky Peterson, and Jacomo Gates to name a few. . His film work includes soundtracks from “Desperate Hours” and “White Lies”. Currently residing in Connecticut, Tom can be heard performing with many of the area’s great Jazz ensembles including The Harold Zinno Jazz Orchestra, The Bill Cofrances Jazz Quartet, The Ken Nigro Nonet, The Jeff McGill Quartet, The Don Trenner Trio and his own Tom Devino Jazz Quartet
Lou Pappas - double bass
Guest, Ken Gioffre - saxophone
In addition to his national and international tour experience, he has performed or recorded with Nancy Wilson, B. B. King, Dianne Reeves, Tito Puente, Mose Allison, Ruth Brown, The Temptations, Cab Calloway, Dr. John, Michael Bolton, Queen Latifa, Lou Rawles, Martha Reeves, Donny Osmond, Jimmy Webb, Buddy Guy, Ben E. King, The Wynans, Kid Creole, Toots Thielmans, Dave Kozz, Eddie Money, KC and the Sunshine Band, John Pattitucci, Will Lee, Randy Brecker and many, many others.
Mr. Gioffre currently tours and records as saxophonist for Smokey Robinson.