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Tom Alter is a Michigan based songwriter, singer, and guitarist who has been influenced by a wide range of musical genres. 

Listening to his recordings, you encounter the sounds of pop, jazz, latin, country, and r&b, mixed into his alternative folk catalog. 

Tom's song lyrics often combine current events and history with his personal experiences.  Check out his recordings below.


Tom performs his solo music and with After Blue at a variety of venues and events.  He resides in Fraser, Michigan.  

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Tom's latest release is an eleven song collection titled "Dispatch from the Lesser Middle." Released on February 16, 2024, the album features songs about the twists and turns of life, including personal challenges, our changing nation and world, and perspectives on disillusion and hope.

All songs were written and performed by Tom, with musical support on several songs by Sara Gibson (cello) and Katie Williamson (vocals). Kevon Scott (saxophone) and Jeremy King (pedal steel) are each featured on one song.

Song list: 1. A Wilderness 2. I Should Have Brought You Out 3. Galapagos 4. Tissues 5. Desperate Need 6. I Just Want a Life 7. Ezekiel 8. Reggie, Reggie 9. Tulsa Underground 10. Am I Losing You? 11. Words / Hope

Listen to this and Tom's other recordings on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, YouTube, Amazon and nearly all download and streaming platforms.  Click on each album icon to connect to it and listen on Bandcamp.

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