Tom Talks

Game Changer Story Song 10

   Thanks for all the love and positive support for this series about the story behind the music of the Game Changer album. It was fun to record the album, and I am having a great time going back to recount the details of...

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Game Changer Story Songs 8-9

   Song eight was a radical juxtaposition from the traditional Gospel song that preceded it on the disc, LOL. Kinna Way is Hip Hop. A Blues guy doing Hip Hop? Yup.   In the late 90′s my bass man Charles Calloway...

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Game Changer Story, Part 4 (5-7)

The story of the music on my new album Game Changer now continues, with details of songs five through seven.    For my next trick, we come to song five, Deep Soul Kiss. This joint is pure Soul Blues, a Slo- Jamm, 50′s...

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Game Changer Story, Part 3 (1-4)

   As mentioned above, this next segment will be a song by song tour of the tunes on the Game Changer album.    The first guiding idea behind the CD was to go back to my influences and pay tribute to the music that has...

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Game Changer Radio Airplay Tonight!!

The Game Changer album is being featured tonight, Saturday, April 2, On WESR The Shore, Onley, Va. from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM! Listen online by clicking here: Listen online at...

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Game Changer Story, Pt. 2

     The first session for the new CD was in early March of 2015, and it marked the beginning of an amazing journey. The project took place at the home studio of my recording engineer, Jimmy Rowbottom, who I came to...

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The Game Changer Story, part one.

  In the fall of 2014, a marvelous and still somewhat puzzling event occurred for Bluesman Tom Larsen: I composed way more than 50 songs in a period of less than 6 weeks.   In 2010 I had moved in with my...

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Mid Atlantic Blues Festival: Regional talent ROCKS!!

At the risk of being a lil’ “political,” Yo Dre I got somethin’ to say: While I’m glad to see the appearance of BIG regional Blues Festivals, (God Bless ‘em, everybody please support them), the...

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Game Changer Album CD Release Partay @ Bethany Blues!!

Bluesman TL Band unleashed the new Game Changer album at Bethany Blues last Saturday! The enthusiastic audience was treated to live versions of the new, all original material, which was very well received. Kudos to BTL members...

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Bluesman TL Full Band Berk’s Jazz Fest THIS WEEK!!

Hi folks-   Jazz and Blues are kissin’ cousins, and the Bluesman TL Band is living proof with their blend of Blues groove and fonkJazz improvisation! No time to waste, we need a lil taste……   This week we will...

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Booking Progress!!

Just booked today, a major winery association event at a legendary racetrack!!     Details soon…………………    -Larsen...

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2014 Concert Season!

  Happy New Year folks. Booking and Promotions team at Larsen Productions is hard at work lining up the festivals and concerts for the new year. Details coming soon. We’ll see you all on tha...

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Are You Naughty or Nice?

      Bluesman Santa has come to a conclusion on the whole Naughty and Nice situation: he sees that it is quite possible to be both! We should all strive to follow the Golden Rule and work at being...

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Muddy Waters

      Back in the time before I formed the band-late 70′s- there was no blues scene on the Eastern Shore (Del/Md./Va.). No blues clubs, no blues bands, rarely a stray concert and certainly no blues...

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