B.M. Temple University. A member of the jazz faculties at Moravian and Lafayette Colleges in addition to Muhlenberg. Leader of the TONY GAIRO BIG BAND, a 17-piece Big Band who have recorded the CD, TREACHEROUS for SEA BREEZE Records, Los Angeles, CA. The band’s repertoire consists entirely of Tony Gairo compositions. Recently recorded a new CD with The Tony Gairo Band, an 11 piece ensemble featuring the compositions and arrangements of Tony Gairo. An alumnus of the prestigious BMI Jazz Composer’s Workshop, New York City. Performances with Ravi Coltrane, Mickey Roker, David “Fathead” Newman, John Swana, Natalie Cole and others.