Lifetime Achievement Award
Centerstage Lifetime Achievement Award winners have performed exclusively on a Conn-Selmer brand instrument and have had significant influence in musical education or performance throughout their career.
The 2017 CenterStage Lifetime Achievement award winner, Tom Malone, is a lifelong Conn-Selmer artist. Tom “Bones” Malone, trombonist, multi-instrumentalist, arranger & producer is among the most experienced professionals in the business. Tom is best known for his work with The Blues Brothers, David Letterman Show and Saturday Night Live. Tom has played on 4,000 television shows, 3,000 radio & television commercials, over 1,000 recordings and thousands of live performances throughout the world. Tom has written over 1,600 arrangements for television. Tom "Bones" Malone plays Bach trombones & trumpets, Selmer saxophones, Artley alto flute, King bass trombone, Selmer piccolo trumpet and Yanagisawa baritone sax.