Welcome to the Mike Tomaro website!

Mike Tomaro is a jazz reed player, composer, arranger, and educator based out of the Pittsburgh, PA area. Mike has been the Director of Jazz Studies at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA since 1997. He has recorded on numerous projects including 4 of his own.

Additionally, Mike has co-authored the textbook “Instrumental Jazz Arranging: A Comprehensive and Practical Guide” (Hal Leonard Publications), with his long-time mentor, Dr. John Wilson, who was Director of Jazz Studies at Duquesne University from 1972-1996.

Mike is in great demand both nationally and internationally as a guest soloist, adjudica­tor, and clinician.