American jazz trombonist.
Born : 1926 in Columbia, Pennsylvania.
Died : 2003.
Tom recorded with Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, Cannonball Adderley, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Coleman Hawkins, Jimmy Smith, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Barbra Streisand, Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald, and Dinah Washington, among others.
Not to be confused with his son (pianist/singer/songwriter), Tommy Mitchell.