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Tom Rainey

dr, *1957 US, Los Angeles
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Thomas Rainey

Thomas "Tom" Rainey (born 1957, Santa Barbara, California) is an American drummer.After attending Berklee College of Music he moved to New York in 1979. He has played with American jazz saxophonist and composer Tim Berne, and also with Nels Cline, Fred Hersch, Tony Malaby, Tom Varner, Drew Gress, Kenny Werner, Mark Helias, and Simon Nabatov. A prolific session musician, he has appeared on close to eighty recordings over a career spanning over 25 years.He released his own first album, Pool School (Clean Feed), in 2010.

  • Drums
  • Cymbals
  • Percussion
  • Jazz
  • Electronic
  • Folk

Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
UtterIngrid Laubrock, Tom Rainey2018Album
Noise Of Our TimeVWCR : Ken Vandermark · Nate Wooley · Sylvie Courvoisier · Tom Rainey2018Album
Behind Her EyesPeter Ehwald, Stefan Schultze, Tom Rainey2017Album
BuoyancyIngrid Laubrock, Tom Rainey2016Album
Live @ The Jazz Happening TamperePerch, Ig Henneman, Ingrid Laubrock & Tom Rainey2016Album
A Pyramid Made Of MusicMichael Jaeger - Fabian Gisler - Tom Rainey2015Album
Open FistHasse Poulsen, Tom Rainey2015Album
And Other Desert TownsIngrid Laubrock & Tom Rainey2014Album
ObbligatoTom Rainey2014Album
Trio (New Haven) 2013Anthony Braxton - Tomas Fujiwara - Tom Rainey2014Album
WarriorRichard Bonnet, Tony Malaby, Antonin Rayon, Tom Rainey2014Album
LARKRalph Alessi, Ingrid Laubrock, Tom Rainey, Kris Davis2013Album
Fly Baby, Fly !Rémy Charmasson, Drew Gress, André Jaume, Tom Rainey2013Album
Dig My Trane - Coltrane's Vanguard Years (1961-1962)George Gruntz, The NDR Big Band With Special Guest : Tom Rainey2012Album
NaworaSimon Nabatov, Nils Wogram, Tom Rainey2012Album
Eldorado TrioLouis Sclavis / Craig Taborn / Tom Rainey2010Album
DownpourNels Cline, Andrea Parkins, Tom Rainey2007Album
Almost AlmondSamo Šalamon Trio Feat. Drew Gress & Tom Rainey2006Album
WaitingMark O'Leary / Cuong Vu / Tom Rainey2006Album
Steady NowSimon Nabatov – Tom Rainey2006Album
SynapseBrian Allen With Tony Malaby And Tom Rainey2006Album
Romance Among The FishesLiam Noble / Phil Robson / Drew Gress / Tom Rainey2005Album
(Feign)Hardcell - Tim Berne + Craig Taborn + Tom Rainey2005Album
Alive In Brooklyn, Vol. 2Tony Malaby / Angelica Sanchez / Tom Rainey2005Album
Alive In BrooklynTony Malaby / Angelica Sanchez / Tom Rainey2004Album
Ash And Tabula (Out Trios Volume Three)Nels Cline • Andrea Parkins • Tom Rainey2004Album
ApparitionsTony Malaby, Tom Rainey, Michael Sarin, Drew Gress2003Album
The Shell GameTim Berne, Craig Taborn, Tom Rainey2001Album
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