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O sing to the Lord a new song! Sing to the Lord all the earth. Sing to the Lord, bless His Name; proclaim the good news of His salvation from day to day.
Psalm 96, 1-2

The tones of air, I know not how they flow; where'er they move, all things melodious grow.
Faust PT II, Goethe

Recent
Recordings

Lost World Tango

Two Lonely People

Galaxy

Elysium

Blues for Zarathustra

Wings of the Morning

Cycles

Doloroso

17 Solo Piano Improvisations

Music in Three Parts

House of Counted Days

Voyage to Arcturus

Ron Thomas performances, recordings, teaching, composition and essays.

Recordings

Ron's music is available on cdBaby, Amazon, iTunes, IndieRhythm, and on Tarnius Music.

Recordings by Ron Thomas

Impatience

Ron Thomas Trio with Steve Meashey and Chris Loser on Vectordisc Records.

Review by C. Michael Bailey,
published on March 2, 2015.
"A singular voice"

Review by Dan Bilawsky,
published on April 1, 2015
"...you need to spend time with his music."

 

Lost World Tango available on CD Baby website

Two Lonely People

Ron Thomas performs solo.

Review on All About Jazz website.

 

Lost World Tango available on CD Baby website

Lost World Tango

Ron Thomas performs with the Joe Mullen Quartet.

Review on All About Jazz website.

 

Lost World Tango available on CD Baby website

Hear all the music on Ron Thomas's "Archival Remnants and Other Fragments." Order the digital album or the cassette tape.

Enjoy 72 minutes of previously unreleased music from the archives of Ron Thomas, experimental and electronic works from 1972-2007, many originally created for independent Philadelphia dancers and choreographers.

Compilation produced and mastered by David Lackner, cover art by Mark Price.

 

Archival Remnants and Other Fragments

Click here to see the Galaxy page on the CD Baby website.

with Bobby Rose, Guitar.

Sample the tracks!

Listeners may also find this review of another album by Bobby Rose, this time with Pat Martino.

 

Galaxy on CD Baby

Click here to see the Elysium page on the CD Baby website.

with John Swana on EVI
and Joe Mullen on percussion.

Sample the tracks!

 

Elysium on CD Baby

Click here to see the Blues for Zarathustra page on the Art of Life Records website.

Blues for Zarathustra" finds pianist Ron Thomas in a duo setting with acoustic bassist Paul Klinefelter performing six Jazz standards and one original composition

Blues for Zarathustra: a one-paragraph review on AllMusic.com, samples of all seven tracks, and an option to purchase the CD.

 

Link to Art of Life Records

Click here to see the Wings of the Morning page on this website.

This Vectordisc recording is available from Tarnius Music and CDBaby.com and from iTunes.

  Link to Wings of the Morning page

Click here to see the Cycles page on this website.

This Vectordisc recording is available from Tarnius Music and CDBaby.com and iTunes.

  Link to Cycles CD page

Click here to see the Doloroso page on the Art of Life website.

This recording is available from the publisher, Art of Life Records, and Amazon.com.

Individual tracks and the album are also available from iTunes. Search for "Ron Thomas Doloroso."

Dan McClenaghan's review.

  Link to Doloroso page

Click here to see the 17 Solo Piano Improvisations page.

This Vectordisc recording is available from Tarnius Music and CDBaby.com and Amazon.com.

Individual tracks and the album are also available from iTunes. Search for "Ron Thomas Improvisations."

  cover, 17 Solo Piano Improvisations

Click here to see the Music in Three Parts page on the Art of Life website.

This recording is available from the publisher, Art of Life Records, and from Amazon.com.

Individual tracks and the album are also available from iTunes. Search for "Ron Thomas Three Parts."

Dan McClenaghan's review.

Short review on AllMusic.com, with samples and an option to purchase the CD.

These musicians can also be heard on the Denis DiBlasio Quintet recording, Where the Jade Buddha Lives.

  Link to Music in Three Parts page

The House of Counted Days

This Vectordisc recording is available from Tarnius Music and CDBaby.com and Amazon.com.

Individual tracks and the album are also available from iTunes. Search for "Ron Thomas Counted Days."

  Link to House of Counted Days page

Scenes from a Voyage to Arcturus

This Vectordisc recording is available from Tarnius Music and CDBaby.com and Amazon.com.

Individual tracks and the album are also available from iTunes. Search for "Ron Thomas Arcturus."

  Link to Voyage to Arcturus page

Unreleased and out-of-print recordings available by contacting Ron Thomas directly.

OTHER

RECORDINGS

Richard Burton link2013 Victory Jazz Quartet album, Origin
with Al Moretti
Vectordisc Records
Richard Burton link2011 Richard Burton album,
Fat Samba

Vectordisc Records
Link to Art of Life website2010 Ray Ferretti album,
Leaf Juice

Vectordisc Records
Richard Burton link2009 Ray Ferretti album,
Nice View

Vectordisc Records
Link to Art of Life website2009 Paul Klinefelter album, Night Mood
Vectordisc Records
Richard Burton link2006 Richard Burton
Simple Major, Simple Minor Vectordisc Records
Link to Art of Life website2007 Denis DiBlasio Quintet recording, Where the Jade Buddha Lives.

REVIEW by Dan McClenaghan

2002 John Ellis
Esperanza Hope (Fizzywater Records)
1998 John Ellis
Blues for the Bad Man (Fizzywater Records)
2000 Rob Brosh
Rob Brosh
(Microcosmos)
1999 Tyrone Brown
The Song of the Sun
(Naxos)
1998 Pat Martino
Head and Heart
(32 Jazz)
This is a reissue of 1972's Pat Martino Live originally released by Muse (see below)
1998 Emanuel Piso
Mood
(J-Bird Records)
1998 Kristen Garson
Music Under the Influence
co-produced by Ron Thomas
(Vectordisc)
1998 Judith Kay
Not Your Usual Christmas Album
(Tasty records)
1997 Judith Kay
Sounds Like Brazil
(Tasty Records)
1997 Pat Martino
Cream
(32 Jazz)

1997 Mike Falcone
Playing Live

1996 Tom Cohen Trio
Tom Cohen Trio
(Cadence Jazz Records)
1994 Lou Lanza
The Road Not Taken
(Lanza Productions)
to request info on Lou Lanza's recordings
1993 Ed Wiley
Until Sunrise
(Swing Records)
1993 David Schiff
First Time In
(Society Choice Productions)
1991 John Vanore
Curiosity - Abstract Truth
(Acoustical Concepts)
1972 Pat Martino
Pat Martino Live
(Muse Records 5026)
Reissued on CD (See 1998's Head and Heart, above.)
1990 John Vanor
Blue Route - Abstract Truth
(Acoustical Concepts)
  1972 Eric Kloss
One, Two, Free (Muse Records 5019) Reissued on CD by 32 Jazz.

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