Tommy Weeks

– Funky Dawgz Brass Band, Sophistafunk
“My SHIVA 2 is a beast!”


I love my Theo Wanne mouthpiece! When I first tried my SHIVA mouthpiece I played about 5 notes and I was blown away. I finally found the sound I was chasing in my head for the past few years!


Tommy Weeks is a saxophonist from Connecticut. His projects are the Syracuse NY based hip hop/funk outfit Sophistafunk as well as the northeasts’ premier brass band the Funky Dawgz. He has played on stages all over the world from Spain to New Orleans to Madison Square Garden. He has been playing saxophone since he was 11 years old and graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in Music. While his roots are in Connecticut, Tommy has traveled the globe and shared the stage with countless artists such as Dispatch, Trombone Shorty, the Regiment Horns, Lettuce, Vulfpeck, Kung Fu, Chadwick Stokes, Pete Francis, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, the Grammy award winning Rebirth Brass Band, Soul Rebels Brass Band, Glen David Andrews, Argonaut&Wasp and Big Sams Funky Nation, just to name a few. Tommy is also a big music education ambassador; he and the Funky Dawgz have created their own after school brass band program for underprivileged children in Hartford CT who want to further themselves in the arts. He frequently visits schools to work with their jazz bands, and with students individually in private lessons.
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  • University of Connecticut