Oral History Information
Tom Dorn studied jazz trumpet at Lawrence College in Appleton, Wisconsin. The experience cemented his passion for music and soon Tom found himself working for the Wurlitzer retail stores in the Chicago area. It was 1976 and the Mighty Wurlitzer was a powerhouse with over fifty stores, including one at the Wood Field Mall, where Tom managed. After working with Hal Leonard, Tom returned to the piano business where he has worked with Baldwin, Samick, North American Music, and others.