Experts Guide

Name: Thomas Garling
Title: applied artist
Department: Music
Office Phone: 815-753-7580
E-mail: tgarling@niu.edu
Expertise: Tom Garling has a bachelor’s degree in Jazz Performance and a master’s degree in Jazz Arranging and Composition from the University of Miami. He Toured with Buddy Rich at the age of twenty and with Maynard Ferguson for six years (four of which as musical director). His writing and playing can be heard on albums by Maynard, Tito Puente, Dianne Schuur, and Frank Mantooth. He has been in high demand for over a decade as performer, composer, orchestrator, recording artist, teacher, director, clinician, and professional musician at any capacity.
Topics: Music
Last Updated: 4/24/2009