Tom Foster attended North Texas State University majoring in percussion and Jazz Education. He has appeared in many television, radio, and theater performances and has performed on a variety of recordings including film scores (Bye Bye Blues) , albums , and jingles. Tom toured Canada and Europe with the “EdJE”, winners of the 1988 Alcan Jazz Competition , and toured Japan and mainland China in 1983 with the Tommy Banks Quintet. He has performed with a host of notable international musicians including:

Pepper Adams, Sonny Stitt, Mose Allison, Art Farmer, Nat Adderley, Kenny Wheeler, Red Holloway, Frank Foster, Gene Bertoncini, Mark Murphy, Herb Ellis

Since relocating to Vancouver, B.C. in 1993 Tom has performed and recorded with:

Kate Hammett-Vaughan Quintet
Strange Weather – with George McFetridge
Lisa Miller Trio
Hard Rubber Orchestra
Simon Fisk Trio
Steve Fisk’s FLO
Chris Tarry

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left to right – Bob Miller, Jim Pinchin, Mark Murphy, Tom Foster, Tommy Banks



left to right – Bob Miller, Red Holloway, Tom Foster, Adrian Chornowol



Edmonton Jazz Ensemble (EdJE)
left to right – Marek Semeniuk, Wayne Feschuk, Jim Pinchin, Tom Foster,Sean McAnally, Allen Jacobson


Some CD projects I performed on