New England Patriots QB Tom Brady Inspires Classic Jazz: “The Playmaker”

February 25, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Tom Brady has a jazz song named for him and dedicated to him by the Grammy award-winning composer and performer, Mads Tolling.
Brady may be the only National Football League Quarterback in history to have a respected jazz tune created and dedicated to him by one of the biggest talents in the field.
It’s called “The Playmaker (to Tom Brady”). It's not rap, country or heavy metal. For Tom, the only music is smooth jazz.
In 2003, a young Danish jazz violinist named Mads Tolling came to Boston to study at Berklee College of Music, where he graduated summa cum laude.
In Boston during those years, he became acquainted with the media darling named Tom Brady, quarterback of the New England Patriots, budding champion about to sweep through playoffs and the Super Bowl games.
Walking the streets of Boston, Mads could have been accosted more than a few times by Patriot fans. His uncanny resemblance to Tom Brady is sometimes startling, right down to the cl...

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