Latest Tom Constanten Articles
Our thoughts are with Grateful Dead keyboardist Tom Constanten on a quick recovery after he recently broke his neck.
Listen to the final performance the keyboardist played with the band 46 years ago today in New Orleans.
The keyboardist discusses life in the Dead, the new version of Jazz Is Dead, his appreciation for Phish and shares a special sit-in story.
About Tom Constanten
Tom Constanten (TC) was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for his time as a band member of The Grateful Dead from 1967 – 1970. He has toured nationally and internationally on solo concerts and with countless bands including a recent world tour with Jefferson Starship. Constanten also studied classical piano and composition with composers such as Pierre Boulez and Karlheinz Stockhausen. He has taught as Professor of Music at New York Sate University in Buffalo, San Francisco Art Institute, and lectured and performed as Visiting Artist at Harvard University. He was named Maestro of the Year by the California Arts Council and was invited to participate in the Smithsonian Institute’s celebration of the 300th Anniversary of the Piano.
Trey Anastasio Band played sans Cyro Baptista at the House Of Blues in Houston after the percussionist was sidelined with the flu.
Tedeschi Trucks Band delivered an acoustic section to open up the second set of their Chicago Theatre residency closer and also stopped by Buddy Guy’s Legends to perform with the legend himself.
Jerry Joeseph helped Widespread Panic dust off a cover of The Beatles’ “Come Together” during night two of WSP’s Panic En La Playa Nueve run in Mexico, which featured a Red Hot Mama Pajama theme.
Tedeschi Trucks Band returned to the Chicago Theatre on Friday night to continue their four-night residency in The Windy City.
Umphrey’s McGee debuted “Red Room” nearly 13 years since its release on 2007’s ‘The Bottom Half’ and busted out another Rush cover at Stage AE in Pittsburgh.