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Tom Rainey

Tom Rainey (born 1957, Santa Barbara, California) is an American drummer.

After attending Berklee College of Music he moved to New York in 1979. He has played with American jazz saxophonist and composer Tim Berne, and also with Fred Hersch, Tony Malaby, Tom Varner, Drew Gress, Kenny Werner, Mark Helias, and Simon Nabatov. A prolific session musician, he has appeared on close to eighty recordings over a career spanning over 25 years.

He released his own first album Pool School (Clean Feed) in 2010.

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Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

No Es La Playa

Intakt Records
2022

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4 Freedoms

Form Is Possibility
2022

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Live In Lisbon

Robalo Music
2022

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Hyaku: One Hundred...

Libra Records
2022

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Live At The 55 Bar

Sunnyside Records
2021

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Untucked In Hannover

Intakt Records
2021

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One Hundred Dreams Part 1

From: Hyaku: One Hundred Dreams
By Tom Rainey

Step

From: 4 Freedoms
By Tom Rainey

Just Me, Just Me

From: The Cave of Winds
By Tom Rainey

Bell-ell-ell-ell-ells

From: Making Bones, Taking Draughts,...
By Tom Rainey

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