Tom Kimmel's May News

May Greetings Everyone! 

Spring—I want it to last on and on! But maybe what's fleeting is all the more sweet. And speaking of sweet, I've been traveling—shows with old friend Michael Lille in Asheville and Nashville last week—and I loved…

Tom Kimmel's April News

April Greetings! 

Early spring is in full swing here in Memphis. Buds are bursting, fruit trees and dogwoods flowering and the palest of slender green leaves are sprouting above Midtown streets. I’m reminded that change is indeed possible, renewal is…

Tom Kimmel's March News

March Greetings Everyone, 

I can’t launch into my monthly email to you all without saying that my heart is with the people of Ukraine. The news, the images… hard to read, watch, listen. For me, when unfathomable hurt is inflicted…

FLASH: Dana Cooper & I duet on his new single "Bluebird"

Hey Y'all, a quick special news blast(!)... 

At long last Dana Cooper’s excellent new album I Can Face the Truth is OUT, and it features the single “Bluebird,” which Dana and I wrote and perform together... 

...AND now there’s a…

Tom Kimmel's January News

A Slightly Tardy New Year’s Greeting to All! 

I can hardly imagine that it’s a New Year, but here we are 19 days in. Time, what a concept! I’m reading a fascinating book called When We Cease to Understand the…

Tom Kimmel's December News

December Greetings Everybody! 

It’s that time of year, and what a year it’s been! Have mercy! Praying for better for the world in ’22. But now the year's winding down, the holidays in sight... and freezing at night. And man…

Tom Kimmel's Official Fall News

Official Fall Greetings Everybody! 

Boy oh boy, the colors of the old trees in Midtown Memphis are coming alive. I’m crazy about these trees! 

Of course the seasons don’t change so noticeably everywhere, and south of the equator you’re slipping…

Tom Kimmel's Early Fall News

Early Fall Greetings Everyone! 

I didn’t intend to maintain radio silence for so long, but for several weeks now my wife and I have been neck deep in relocating to Memphis (and all the house-selling, apartment-hunting, moving, downsizing etc. requires). 

Tom Kimmel's Midsummer News-in-Brief

Greetings Everybody! 

I pray that as you read this you are neither drying out, burning up or drowning here in the midst of our across-the-country crazy weather summer. 

I’m on the run, so I’ll be extra-brief, but I do have…

Tom Kimmel’s June News-in-Brief

June Greetings Everyone! 

“Humid subtropical” is the climate category we fall into here in Mississippi, and it's an apt term for our fast arriving summer. Hard to imagine that when I was a boy in nearby Alabama we didn’t have…

Tom Kimmel's Spring News-in-Brief

Spring Greetings Everyone! 

Somehow this impossible world keeps turning, and in spite of everything hard and worn, wow, here comes Spring... and a little Spring news. 

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CONTENTS of This Newsletter 

1. Two unique streamed shows (with Beth Wood and…

March News-in-Brief

March Greetings Everyone! 

Got my second Covid shot yesterday, and I’ve never been so happy to feel chilled and wobbly! I just wish everybody who wants one could immediately get theirs. 

It's all good, but since my brain's not quite…