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Since graduating from the Elder Conservatorium, Thomas Voss has quickly established himself as one of Adelaide’s most versatile trombonists, composer/arrangers and educators. As well as leading his own big band and a number of small group projects, he has performed with artists including the Vanessa Perica Orchestra, Vince Jones and Kate Ceberano, and has played at the Melbourne International Jazz Festival, Perth International Jazz Festival, Sydney Conservatorium International Jazz Festival and the Adelaide Festival Centre’s 2019 and 2024 International Jazz Day concerts.


Thomas was nominated for the 2022 Freedman Jazz Fellowship, was shortlisted for a South Australian Music Award in 2019, and placed first in the International Trombone Association’s 2017 Carl Fontana Jazz Competition, making him the first Australian to win the award.


An in-demand composer/arranger, Thomas has written for the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, was Creative Original Music Adelaide’s 2023 Featured Composer, Composer-in-Residence for the West Australian Youth Jazz Orchestra in 2022 and JazzSA Superbands’ Composer-in-Residence in 2019. He has penned test pieces for the ABODA SA and Generations in Jazz band festivals, where he has also featured as an adjudicator and guest artist.

Thomas maintains a busy schedule as an educator and clinician, and is the current Program Coordinator of the JazzSA Youth Superbands. He teaches instrumental students and ensembles of all levels, and can be contacted for lessons (in person or online) using the form below.





L I V E   A T   W I Z A R D   T O N E

Featuring acclaimed vocalist Lauren Henderson, and recorded in front of a live audience at Wizard Tone Studios, Adelaide, this is the debut album for trombonist and composer/arranger Thomas Voss.

Vocals: Lauren Henderson

Saxes/Woodwinds: Alex Musolino, Jack Degenhart, Alex Ioakim, Christina Guala, Dusty Cox

Trumpets: Sean Helps, Sam Hicks, Josh Chenoweth, Chris Bickley

Trombones: Thomas Voss, Alex Taylor, Aaron Deanshaw, Cassandra Pope

Rhythm: Alex Wignall (Piano), Django Rowe (Guitar), Bonnie Aue (Bass), Sam Millar (Drums)

Recording/Engineering: James Brown, Tom Barnes
Mastering: Jarrad Payne

Album Artwork Design: Sammy Kruckemeyer (Bigmouth Designs)

Recorded live at Wizard Tone Studios on August 18th, 2018



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