Composers Corner - Tom Dossett

Composer's Corner

Heralded as "The Champion of Bass Trombone Music" by the ABRSM, Tom Dossett is one of the music industry's most versatile composers, arrangers and producers. Tom has been actively involved in radio, television, stage, film and recording since his first piano lesson at age five. His success as a writer has stretched across a wide range of musical formats such as classical, jazz, rock, country, sacred, blues, Latin and many more.

We put some questions to Tom to find out more about the man behind the music...

Q: Who is your biggest inspiration? A: There have been many, but I would have to say Henry Mancini.

Q: Which musician, past or present, would you most like to meet? A: Quincy Jones.

Q: What is your favourite meal? A: Steak.

Q: What hobbies do you have, other than music? A: Building model aircraft.

Q: What one thing could you not live without? A: My wife.

Q: What is your favourite piece of music to play? A: The piano works of Frederic Chopin.

Q: How old were you when you first started playing the trombone? A: Ten.

Q: If you didn’t have a career in music, what would you be doing now? A: Counseling people.

Q: If there’s one thing you could tell yourself when you were growing up, what would it be? A: I will be successful.

Find all of Tom's music here

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