Mike Tomaro

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  • All Blues

    One of the most famous jazz waltz's ever written, this small band setting of Miles Davis' classic skillfully uses the six-horn format to create an incredibly full sound. Learn More
  • Blackbird

    Perhaps one of the Beatles' lesser known tunes, Blackbird remains one of their most creative and memorable. Mike Tomaro's smooth setting uses a blend of light funk along with a brief samba section to create a truly outstanding effect. The theme is stated simply in the beginning on trumpet, followed by an array of orchestrational textures and harmonies Learn More
  • Come Together

    Mike Tomaro has taken this Beatles favorite and converted it into a unique setting for jazz ensemble. He kept the slow funky groove intact, but went a little nuts harmonically! Includes an optional guitar solo. This is a great chart for something a little different. Learn More
  • Django

    Feature vibes or piano on this terrific arrangement of the classic jazz standard by John Lewis.  great scoring for the whole ensemble ! Learn More
  • Happy (from Despicable Me 2)

    Mike Tomaro makes sure that every section gets into the act in this uplifting arrangement of the megahit by Pharrell Williams. The “breakdown” section features clapping by the band members while the trombones carry the lead. The solo section is open for anybody who happens to be in a happy mood and wants to show it! Learn More
  • Here Comes The Sun

    This is probably George Harrison's most famous contribution to the illustrious catalog of recordings by The Beatles! Mike Tomaro maintains the general flavor of the distinctive original and takes the opportunity to dress it up a bit for jazz ensemble. A classy new shine on a familiar gem! Learn More
  • Human Nature

    More than just a "pop" tune, this chart will command attention on any programme.  Mike Tomaro's stylized version combines a smooth rock feel with tenor and trombone featured on the melody and for solos. Learn More
  • In a Sentimental Mood

    Mike Tomaro has beautifully adapted this well-known Ellington classic to feature Tenor Sax. With flowing melodies and a lush orchestration this is the perfect ballad. Learn More
  • Man in the Mirror

    Opening softly and featuring an alto sax soloist, this chart builds intensity steadily throughout, leading to the powerful final chorus. Very effective arrangement of one of Michael Jackson's best-known and enduring hits. American Grade 4 Learn More
  • Send One Your Love

    This familiar Stevie Wonder ballad was a pop hit in 1979 and has been imaginatively reworked here as a relaxed samba. Beautifully scored, this chart includes solos for alto sax and guitar (or piano). Nice change of pace! Learn More
  • Sun Goddess

    Recorded by Earth, Wind & Fire, here is one of their classic tunes arranged in a medium funk style for jazz ensemble. Trombones take the lead in the beginning followed by solos for piano and alto sax. There is plenty of solid and effective writing for the full ensemble as well. Learn More
  • Superstition

    Mike Tomaro takes this funk classic by Stevie Wonder through a series of new twists and turns, but he is careful to preserve the great groove and signature horns riffs from the original. Featured are solos for alto and trumpet. Learn More
  • Too High

    Due in part to its sophisticated jazz harmonies, this Stevie Wonder tune has been a favorite with jazz artists for years. This funky stylized version by Mike Tomaro brings it to the concert stage with flare and excitement. Tenor and trombone soloists share the spotlight, along with an energy-charged rhythm section. Learn More
  • Undecided

    Trombone and baritone sax are featured at the top in this nicely stylized setting. Written in an uptempo swing style and skillfully contrasting the brass and sax sections, this effective arrangement sounds incredibly full for having just six horn parts. Learn More
  • What Is Hip

    Signature tune from the definitive funk band, Tower Of Power. This dynamic and authentic chart offers your band a challenge that is worth the extra effort. Learn More
  • Wrapped Around Your Finger

    Originally a pop hit for The Police in the '80s, Mike Tomaro uses extensive reharmonizations and creative timbral shadings in this marvelous adaptation. The groove is slightly slower than the original but just as effective. Solo space is included for piano and alto sax. Learn More

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