NOW ON CD!
Available at Tower Records, Borders, Virgin, amazon.com, and mp3.
"They say revenge is sweet, but Just Desserts is absolutely delicious"
--Dianne Pine, ROCKPOOL
"beautiful, unclassifiable music that won't be pinned down"
--Sarge Blotto, METROLAND
"feels like a visit with an old friend..."
--THE HARD REPORT
"good exciting music"
--David Hinkley, NY DAILY NEWS
"I never got tired of the good stuff"
--Robert Christgau, THE VILLAGE VOICE
Just Deserts is a musical collaboration between Tom Laverack (guitar and vocals) and Larry Fessenden (sax and vocals). They have recorded numerous tracks over the course of their seventeen year association, and have played with and without a backup band in venues including CBGB'S (on the bill with Tom-Tom Club and The Mekons) , Mercury Lounge, The Knitting Factory, The Pyramid Club, Tramps, The Rodeo Bar (with Freedy Johnston), LaMama (with Phillip Glass), Chameleon Club, Nightingales, P.S. 122, and Dixon Place. Their albums play extensively on college radio.
Their recent album, GIVE UP THE GHOST is NOW PLAYING on college and AAA Radio stations accross the U.S. including KPIG, KBSU, WERU, WYSO, KSLU, WLPW etc.
DISCOGRAPHY: GIVE UP THE GHOST (CD; 1997-Earhorn Disks)
ALMOST SHOOK YOU UP b/w FLASHING BLUE (45; 1990-Bar/None)
COLD HEARTS & WHISKEY (CAS; 1989-Earhorn Disks)
SENTIMENTAL WAR (CD,LP, CAS; 1987-Earhorn Disks)
VAGUE NOTIONS (CAS; 1985)
WEEKENDING (CAS; 1983)
AMERICAN NURSING HOME (CAS; 1980)
OUT ON THE TOWN IN '99
Sunday, May 16 8:00 PM JUST DESSERTS at the TRIBUTE TO TOM WAITS at Continental Divide St. Mark's Place, NYC.
Thursday, May 13, 10:00 PM to Midnight JUST DESSERTS UNPLUGGED!! Laverack & Fessenden Live! at The Living Room Stanton and Allen.
Tuesday, May 11, 9:30 PM JUST DESSERTS Live!! at Mercury Lounge Houston Street and Avenue A, NYC.
Tuesday, March 23, 8:45 PM sharp JUST DESSERTS Live!! at BROWNIES NYC 169 Avenue A at 11th Street
Thursday, 8th October 11:00 JUST DESSERTS Live!! at BROWNIES NYC 169 Avenue A at 11th Street
August 6 at 9:00 PM JUST DESSERTS live at HOUSE OF CANDLES, 99 Stanton Street. Join Tom Laverack, Larry Fessenden, Mark Lerner and Wharton Tiers in celebrating the Earhorn Disks release of Just Desserts new 13 song CD, Give Up The Ghost.