Tom McComb earned his B.M. in Music Education and M.S. in Natural Resources from UW-Stevens Point. Tom specializes in Jazz and Brazilian music. He performs solo, with his own quartet, and with many other ensembles in the Central Wisconsin area. Tom McComb also teaches at UWSP's Camp COFAC, an annual summer music camp for high school students.
Originally from Manitowoc, WI, Jake has been honing his craft since he first picked up the saxophone 12 years ago. Two years later, he took up the guitar, and began expressing his music through both mediums. He continued to branch out, now doubling on both clarinet and flute. Jake is currently finishing his B.M. in Instrumental Music Education, and a B.M. in Jazz Studies: Performance, at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point.
Jake has an intense passion for music in all its disciplines. Currently in his third year of private instruction, Jake covers a variety of subjects with students, including saxophone, guitar, flute, clarinet, and jazz improvisation lessons to musicians of all ages. Additionally, Jake is an avid composer and arranger of all genres of music ranging from popular music, to big band and small group settings in the jazz idiom.
As a performer, Jake continues to seek out new opportunities and develop himself as an artist. He has performed all over the state of Wisconsin, across the nation in New Orleans Louisiana, Florida, New York, Minnesota, and even making his international debut this year in the Dominican Republic. Jake has shared the stage with world renowned performers such as the Jeff Coffin, Felix Pastorios, Jeff Sipe, Bill Fanning, Miguel Zenon, Matt Wilson, Conrad Herwig, Jim McNeely, Brian Lynch, Gordon Goodwin, Jose Valentino-Ruiz, Janet Planet, Tom Washatka, Ben Allison, Steve Cardenas, Allison Miller and Wayne Bergeron, Anat Cohen, Martin Wind, and Michael Dease.