Recent Press

Below you'll find a selection of recent press mentions for Tom Dreesen and his work.

Recalling Magical, Poignant Memories of Sinatra

By Dennis McCarthy, Columnist
Los Angeles Daily News

Frank Sinatra was on a roll. He was three songs into his set and the packed arena was adoring every minute of it. Then, it happened. The greatest saloon singer of all time went blank.

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The Unlikely Success of Tom Dreesen

By Rick Kogan, Chicago Tribune staff reporter

BACK WHERE HE CAME FROM, Tom Dreesen is standing at the corner of 155th Street and Lexington Avenue in down-at-the-heels south suburban Harvey and here comes a ghost.

“Tom, Tom, Tom Dreesen. Do you remember me?” shouts an approaching woman who is the worse for life’s wear and tear, with a face a decade older than her fortysomething years and wearing a tattered brown coat. She says her name and Dreesen says, “Hey, I . . . Sure, sure. How you doing? How’s your brother?”

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