Compositions and Arrangements

Compositions Published by Doug Beach Music (distributed by Kendor Music)

Further descriptions can be found at http://kendormusic.com. (Click on Composers, then Mike Tomaro)

  • Say What You Mean – medium swing
  • Equal Time – relaxed swing (easy)
  • Del Corazon – Metheny-ish groove
  • One for Oliver – minor blues
  • Scott Free – samba
  • Nightowl Suite, Mvt. 3 – driving “4”, mambo
  • (On The) Nightside – shuffle
  • Nightowl Suite, Mvt. 1 – up swing
  • Nightowl Suite, Mvt. 2 – swing ballad
  • Secret Smiles – bossa nova
  • Rush Hour – rock (easy)
  • Smoke and Mirrors – shuffle funk
  • Song for Andrea – bossa
  • Windswept – swing
  • Rivers – swing
  • Island Breeze – cha-cha
  • Forgotten Dreams – driving “4”
  • Blue Note Special – swing shuffle
  • A Sideward Glance – ballad
  • Natalie’s Song – rock ballad (easy)
  • Broken Hearts – bossa (easy)
  • Tad-Boppin’ – bop swing
  • Conspiracy Theory – shuffle funk
  • Spring Fling – medium swing (easy)
  • Home Again – samba
  • Blues for Hire – shuffle blues

Compositions Published by Doug Beach Music (distributed by Kjos Music):

Prices can be found at “http://kjos.com” (Click on “Band”, then “Band Listing”, then “First Edition Series”, “Threshold Series” or “Jazz Ensemble Series”)

  • Cruisin’ – rock (easy)
  • No Dancing, Please – medium swing (easy)
  • Flight of the Falcon – rock (easy)
  • Later That Same Day – samba
  • Out On A Whim – shuffle funk
  • Reverie – ballad
  • Tears In Her Eyes – slow bossa

Compositions Published and Distributed by Doug Beach Music:

(All these titles are permanently out of print, but can be obtained directly through me via e-mail)

  • Pump It Up – shuffle blues
  • Retro-Funk – funk-rock
  • Altered States – med. swing
  • Payback – funk
  • Unfinished Business – med. up swing
  • Dancing Eyes – salsa
  • Silly Little Grin – jazz waltz
  • Point Blank – funk-rock
  • Woikin’ It – shuffle funk
  • Blues-1, Band-0 – bop blues

Compositions Published by Walrus Music:

Further descriptions can be found at “http://walrusmusic.com”. (Click on “Search by Arranger”. My name is misspelled in this list as “Mike Tamaro”)

  • Fancy That – jazz waltz
  • Sweet Sorrow – rock ballad

Arrangements Published by Hal Leonard Publications:

  • Further descriptions can be found at http://halleonard.com/bandOrchestra.jsp”. (Click on “Jazz Ensemble”, then search through each year under “Professional Editions” or “Jazz Ensemble Library – Grade 4”)
  • Lush Life – comp. Billy Strayhorn
  • Superstition – com. Stevie Wonder
  • Tones For Jones’ Bones – comp. Chick Corea
  • Bluesette – comp. Toots Thielemans
  • Birk’s Works – comp. Dizzy Gillespie
  • Milestones – comp. Miles Davis
  • On A Wonderful Day Like Today – comp. Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse
  • Come Sunday – comp. Duke Ellington
  • Too High – comp. Stevie Wonder
  • Jeru – comp. Gerry Mulligan
  • Yes Or No – comp. Wayne Shorter
  • Won’t You Be My Neighbor – comp. Fred Rogers
  • Speak No Evil – comp. Wayne Shorter
  • Round Midnight – comp. Thelonious Monk and Cootie Williams
  • Passion Flower – comp. Billy Strayhorn
  • Lament – comp. J.J. Johnson
  • I Wish – comp. Stevie Wonder
  • I Could Write A Book – comp. Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
  • Harlem Nocturne – comp. Earle Hagen
  • Dancing On The Ceiling – comp. Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
  • Come Together – comp. John Lennon and Paul McCartney
  • Boplicity – comp. Miles Davis
  • America The Beautiful – comp. Bates and Ward
  • Let’s Face the Music and Dance – comp. Irving Berlin
  • Lazy River – comp. Hoagy Carmichael and Sidney Arodin
  • Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered – comp. Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
  • Fields of Gold – comp. Sting
  • Crazeology – comp. Bennie Harris
  • Woody’n You – comp. Dizzy Gillespie
  • In A Sentimental Mood – comp. Duke Ellington
  • Out Of Nowhere – comp. Green and Heyman
  • All The Things You Are – comp. J. Kern and O. Hammerstein
  • My Heart Will Go On – comp. J. Horner and W. Jennings
  • A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square – comp. Eric Maschwitz and Manning Sherwin
  • There Will Never Be Another You – comp. Mack Gordon and Harry Warren
  • Manteca – comp. Dizzy Gillespie and Chano Pozo
  • One Note Samba – comp. Antonio Carlos Jobim
  • City – comp. Jeff Lorber
  • What Is Hip? – comp. Emilio Castillo, Steve Kupka and David Garibaldi
  • Some Kind A Blue – comp. Ernie Watts and David Witham
  • Caravan – comp. Duke Ellington, Irving Mils and Juan Tizol
  • Lady Madonna – comp. John Lennon and Paul McCartney
  • Porscha – comp. Russ Freeman

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