Edition #32 – Tom Nazziola answers 7 questions

by | Oct 21, 2022

1. Why are you a musician?

I’ve been a musician since I was three years old. I can’t remember considering any other path….it simply feels like something I was meant to pursue.

2. Who are your musical inspirations?

For a short list, I would say the following composers are my musical inspirations: Beethoven, Aaron Copland, The Beatles, John Corigliano, Bob Moses, Keith Jarrett, Stravinsky and Jaco Pastorius.

3. What is your practice routine?

Daily: Piano = 1 hour, Drum pad = 1 hour, composing / production on any current project = 2 hours

4. Why did you make this album?

Spooky Fun
By Jack Morer & Tom Nazziola

This the 11th album which my writing partner and I have made for Manhattan Productions Music. Every year or so we are called upon to create an album in a particular style or reflecting a specific genre. This year they wanted an album of Halloween music.

5. What were the biggest obstacles in making this music?

There weren’t really any obstacles to speak of for this album.

6. Who is featured on the album?

Jack Morer and myself (Tom Nazziola)

7. Where may we find you online?