Saxophonist Tom Kelley is a 2016 graduate of the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music. At Frost, he played in the world premier of Michael Tilson Thomas’s Playthings of the Wind, participated in the 2015 International Association of Schools of Jazz (IASJ) Meeting, and performed at the 2016 Monterey Jazz Festival and the bluewhale jazz club with two Frost groups. Tom was a 2012-2013 Brubeck Fellow, winning two Downbeat Awards with the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet. In college, Tom studied with Gary Keller, Jeff Clayton, Joe Gilman, and Adam Kolker and worked with Dan Goble, Dave Liebman, Dale Underwood, and David Henderson, among others. Tom is currently a student in the Masters of Music Studio Jazz Writing program at Frost where he studies music composition and recording technologies with Gary Lindsay, Chris Boardman, and John Daversa. This past summer, he was a participant in the 2016 Banff Jazz Workshop led by Vijay Iyer.