Tom Roznowski

A Well Traveled Porch rose to Number 24 on the Gavin Americana Chart and was pre-nominated for a Grammy in the 2000 Best Contemporary Folk category. Voice Beyond The Hill established a presence in Europe, where the song "Hank's There" placed in the Top Ten of the European Country Chart. This Place In Time received a five star review from the music magazine, Maverick - their highest rating. As a live performer, Tom Roznowski has shared the stage with a number of artists including John Prine, Lyle Lovett, Richard Thompson, and Gillian Welch and David Rawlings. 

Nell Levin is the executive producer as well as the backup vocalist/fiddler on A Well Traveled Porch. This stellar CD is available for sale HERE.

His original work includes the Hometown series, focused on life in the Midwest during the 1920s. Hometown is comprised of over 450 audio episodes, an Emmy nominated public television special and a book (An American Hometown) published by Indiana University Press. Tom has also written and narrated Memory Chain, an on-going collection of short films with stories based on recently discovered panoramic photographs from the early 20th Century.

Originally from upstate New York, Tom has lived in Indiana most of his adult life. He lives in Bloomington with his wife Trisha, a short walk from the grave of songwriter Hoagy Carmichael.

(A Well Traveled Porch) A lyrical grasp of Americana both wry and sensitive.
— Billboard
Tom Roznowski’s masterpiece. Be it love songs or tall tales, Roznowski’s work reads like fine fiction.
— Lisa Sorg, No Depression
Akin to Randy Newman’s 12 Songs or James Talley’s landmark debut —forward-looking and traditional.
— Bill Friskics-Warren, Nashville Scene
Roznowski is the consummate storyteller/narrator with uncommon insights of the common man.
— Billy Block, Western Beat