Tom Barnebey
Rohnert Park, California

Tom Barnebey has been in trad jazz since the 1960s, when he began playing banjo and piano in pizza parlors around the Los Angeles area, and cornet with the then newly formed Jelly Roll Jazz Band. After moving to Sonoma County, he led the well regarded Jazz Salvation Company for 20 years. Over the years Tom has been a member of, or filled in on various instruments with such jazz bands as San Francisco Feetwarmers, Bear Republic, Trad Trio, Devil Mountain, Golden Eagle and Zenith, as well as performing ragtime/sing-along piano concerts. Tom currently leads Barnebey’s Hot Four, a quartet playing New Orleans jazz, and a quintet called “Beyond Salvation Jazz Band”, playing pop music from the Roaring Twenties.