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Tommy Crane


Tommy Crane is a New York-based drummer, composer and leader of the post-fusion, jazz-rock outfit, Late Bloomer. His most recent project “Preservation” is an audiovisual collaboration with filmmaker Tracy Maurice. The piece was performed live with Colin Killalea (Albert Hammond Jr.) and Eliot Krimsky (Glass Ghost) and premiered at David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center in 2017. With a background in improvisational music and Jazz from The New School, Crane got his start touring with The Mingus Big band in 2002 and has since performed and recorded with many artists including jazz musicians Ambrose Akinmusire, Melissa Aldana, Bob Beldon, Yaron Herman, Lindsay Mendez, and Greg Osby, plus ambient drone and experimental rock bands including Port St Willow, Bing and Ruth, Frank Locrasto, Andrew Keoghan, and Half Waif. He is currently a core member of Aaron Parks’ Little Big, Concurrence (featuring Paul Horton of Alabama Shakes) and Wood River.