Nova Scotia’s Tom Roach

One of Nova Scotia’s leading jazz drummers, Tom Roach, is a staple on the Halifax jazz scene, performing all over the province with a wide range of Halifax groups.  He has played on over 100 recordings as a freelance drummer.  He studied music at Berklee in Boston and continued private studies with Bob Gullotti, Jack DeJohnette adn the late Ed Blackwell among others. His first recording as a bandleader, Piano Trios, was named Jazz Recording of the Year at the 2005 ECMAs.


Mike Murley — Saxophone

Kirk MacDonald — Saxophone

Nathan Hiltz — Guitar

Jim Vivian — Bass

Tom Roach — Drums