Thomas Lauderdale was raised on a plant nursery in rural Indiana. He began piano lessons at age six with Patricia Garrison. When his family moved to Portland in 1982, he began studying with Sylvia Killman, who to this day continues to serve as his coach and mentor.
Lauderdale was born in Oakland, California, and adopted by Kerby Roy and Linda Sue (Mikesell) Lauderdale. In 1972, the family moved to Indiana, where his father was pastor at Eel River Church of the Brethren. After church services, Lauderdale would go to the piano, and try to replicate the hymns he heard.
Thomas Lauderdale (piano) was raised on a plant nursery in rural Indiana. He began piano lessons at age six with Patricia Garrison. When his family moved to ...
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Thomas M. Lauderdale, Portland, OR. 4,035 likes · 2 talking about this. Thomas M. Lauderdale: Founder and pianist of the band Pink Martini.
In 2019, Thomas Lauderdale and members of Pink Martini collaborated on a new release with the international singing sensation Meow Meow. This album, Hotel Amour , features guest appearances by Rufus Wainwright, The von Trapps, Barry Humphries (of Dame Edna fame), and the inimitable late French pianist and composer, Michel Legrand.
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Sep 18, 2009 · Leading the Portland-based band is Pink Martini founder/pianist Thomas Lauderdale, and China Forbes on lead vocals in multiple languages. Saturday night, Pink Martini will take the stage at the ...
Oct 24, 2004 · Thomas Lauderdale, pianist and leader of the band Pink Martini, darts around his spacious third-story loft, flipping through magazines from the 1950s and '60s, then spins discs by two of his ...
"Sympathique" written by Thomas Lauderdale & China Forbes. Filmed August 16, 2012 at Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, WAVideo Production Credits:Producer: Tyler...
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Nov 01, 2013 · Thomas Lauderdale’s famously cluttered loft was a fitting perch for the eclectic bandleader, collector, and historian. Then Philip Iosca arrived. By Randy Gragg Photography by Lincoln Barbour 11/1/2013 at 1:00pm Published in the November 2013 issue of Portland Monthly. Thomas Lauderdale’s library is a cabinet of collections, from ’60s-era ...