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Bio  Tom Tomoser

        Tom Tomoser can best be described as a renaissance man, and thus his true desire to achieve the highest artistic quality, inspired him to begin his musical career by laying a foundation from which he could grow.

         He gained his musical knowledge the old fashioned way, he studied. Before he began his studies he drew upon his talent as a strategic planner from his successful business career to layout a path to produce a quality musical product.

            It was clear to Tom from the beginning that he would need to be competent in at least 4 areas of the music business to build a rewarding and profitable career/business. His first order of business was to learn how to write music. He began by studying music theory with a college professor that was also an accomplished pianist and woodwind artist playing with 2 symphony orchestras and a jazz ensemble. The next building block in Tom’s plan was to study voice so he would be able to sing his originals and make demos to send to established artists. Tom’s theory professor recommend a very highly recognized voice teacher and Tom progressed at a steady pace writing about a song a month.

            The next step was to start producing demos to shop his originals around to singers he thought his music would work for. Tom produced demos and it was evident that producing came very easily to Tom and he quickly accumulated a catalog of his tunes.

             In the early and mid 80s music videos began to appear on MTV, VH1, and on CMT. Tom made a good connection in Nashville with the producer of “Video Country” and talked him into running 2 of Tom’s full-blown master quality music videos he produced using 2 of his songs with full orchestral arrangements. The ballad received 500 pieces of positive response when it ran in the new artist segment of Video Country. The response was 90% female. Tom made a note of that and always tends to target the ladies in his song selection and marketing. It was evident that Tom’s music would never fit in the country genre because his music is ‘Too Pop” Too AC’ and “Too Jazz.” Tom also learned that he needed to study lyric writing. While in Nashville he met Jon Ims a hit songwriter who gave private lessons and a Grammy winning songwriter and author, Sheila Davis, who gave private lessons.  Tom learned much about lyric writing from both of these wonderful people.

             Tom dismissed the idea of being signed by a major label and instead opened his own indie label Lone Eagle Records. The first release from Lone Eagle was “Cool Smooth & Sassy” spotlighting a tenor sax session player named Joe Genovesi. Tom put 14 of his ballads on “Cool.” He pressed 1000 copies and sold 500 the first 6 months and to date has sold 1200+ CDs and is still selling CDs and downloads on www.cdbaby.com. Tom has produced and released 15 CDs on his Lone Eagle label, sold and marketed primarily through CD Baby and their digital partners.  

              In 2009 Tom was doing a radio show out of Kansas City and was asked to write and sing an arrangement of “America The Beautiful” for a special Memorial Day Show. A female restaurant owner heard Tom and called Tom and asked him to do a live show for a ladies night out at her restaurant in KC. Tom did the show and as a result he made the decision to move from producer to performer and start the 4th phase of his musical career. Tom began singing out every chance he got at restaurants, rest homes and karaoke bars. Tom’s upscale lounge style act featuring a lotta Sinatra, classic love songs and his original fare is extremely well received by all ages from 20s up.

              Tom had the honor of singing his arrangement of America at the last Memorial Day ball game ever at Rosenblatt Stadium, home of the College World Series in 2010. Tom met Chuck Pennington the keyboardist of Manheim Steam Roller fame and enlisted him to play for him on America. This opened the door for Tom and Chuck to work on 6 more songs together, 4 of which are on Tom’s latest release “Love Passionately.”

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  "Intelligent Car Ownership the 400,000 Mile Formula Radio Show Hi Lights" Reviewed by RadioIndy.com!
POSTED BY: disturbed3003 POSTED ON: 04 Jun 2011 04:24 PM

“Intelligent Car Ownership Radio Show Hi Lites,” by Tom Tomoser is a wonderful CD dedicated to reducing the operating cost of motor vehicles. This album contains well versed excerpts from 26 radio shows and not only provides instructional methods, but you will also hear some well debated issues on the automotive industry. Tomoser, a former fleet owner, and his 4 co-hosts give the audience an amusement park of fun and laughter as they openly touch on several topics. Track four, “4-6-8” reveals how an ignition switch could convert the cylinders of a vehicle. Another track, “Choose American,” discusses why one should choose American over foreign vehicles. “Layer Man” and “At Will Employment” are tracks that talk about unions and what they have done for the American people. If you are a fan of radio talk shows that are informative and have a brilliant sense of humor, then you will thoroughly enjoy, “Intelligent Car Ownership Radio Show Hi Lites.”

-Diane and the RadioIndy.com Reviewer Team
Check out Tom Tomoser 's music on RadioIndy.com with link to purchase and links to popular sites

  New Blast! Tom Tomoser: Intelligent Car Ownership the 400,000 Mile Formula Radio Show Hi Lights
POSTED BY: radioindy POSTED ON: 16 May 2011 05:41 PM

Tom Tomoser: Intelligent Car Ownership the 400,000 Mile Formula Radio Show Hi Lights
Learn how to keep more of your money in your pocket by using fleet owner methods to keep car cost down. Enjoy some hilariously funny moments, and good debate on shooting ourselves in the foot by buying foreign cars.
Genre: Spoken Word: Instructional
Release Date: 2011

  John Miller Narration
POSTED BY: radioindy POSTED ON: 02 Mar 2011 03:00 PM

               John Miller Narration


           Every 10 minutes an American dies in an alcohol related auto accident. These deaths are the results of bad decisions. Drinking is a two part activity; going out and getting home alive. This is the story of one kid who didn’t make it home alive.

  John Miller
POSTED BY: radioindy POSTED ON: 02 Mar 2011 02:59 PM

John Miller

W&M by Tom Tomoser Sr.



 A.    I knew a nice young man John Miller was his name

        That was the young man’s name

        John was bright and quick and john learned every trick

        I met John when he was ten John was still innocent then

        He was innocent then

        John Miller didn’t know that he would fall

        To that killer alcohol killer alcohol


A.       I knew a nice young man John Miller was his name

                 That was the young man’s name

               Now John had just got home from school man was he cool

               Tall and blond with eyes so blue a handsome guy to look at too

               He was a handsome guy

               John Miller didn’t know that he would fall

               To that killer alcohol killer alcohol


B.   It was the fourth of July John’s friends got high

     and thought cars could fly

     When it was time for John to leave

      He should have grabbed a taxi cab

      John’s friend drove the car John paid the price

      Oh have mercy on the lad my dear Lord Christ


A.       I knew a nice young man John Miller was his name

That was the young man’s name.

John’s mama cried all night oh God this can’t be right

What a waste young John was keen

The boy was just nineteen he was just nineteen.

             John Miller didn’t know that he would fall

             To that killer alcohol killer alcohol killer alcohol


    Tag:  Killer Alcohol Killer Alcohol Killer Alcohol Killer Alcohol






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  Check out my Video
POSTED BY: radioindy POSTED ON: 22 Nov 2010 08:34 PM


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  New CD Blast From RadioIndy!
POSTED BY: radioindy POSTED ON: 11 Oct 2010 12:05 PM

TOM TOMOSER: Love Passionately
"Songs to fall in love by, songs to make love by, and songs to stay in love by." Eight mega hit love songs and eight original love songs of the same flavor appealing to all age groups from 20 somethings up. Sung in the unique style and sound of a crooner. Genre: Pop: 60's Pop Release Date: 2010

  RadioIndy Reviews: Love Passionately by Tom Tomoser
POSTED BY: radioindy POSTED ON: 11 Oct 2010 12:03 PM

Tom Tomoser sings up a storm on his recent released CD, “Love Passionately,” as he lets the listeners sit back and relax to a wonderful collection of 8 popular Pop classics and 8 original songs. All these songs have one thing in common: love, and that just what make this a soothing and sweet CD. Tomoser takes his vocal talents and weaves a unique and charming crooner tonality that is not only honest and sincere but strong and heartfelt. His rendition of “My Way,” originally sung by Frank Sinatra, is warm and tender as the distinctive voice of Tomoser gracefully sings his way around the stunning lyrics. Another song, “Pretty Lady,” is soulful and has a quaint Bluesy appeal as the walking bass line and bright piano riffs cascade around the vocals. The song, “All The Way,” is another great standard with nice vocals and lovely crisp piano. Fans of Pop music with musical styles from yesteryear will thoroughly enjoy the beautiful arrangements on the album, “Love Passionately.”

-Diane and the RadioIndy.com Reviewer Team
Check out TOM TOMOSER's music on RadioIndy.com with link to purchase and links to popular sites


  Liner Notes For John Miller
POSTED BY: radioindy POSTED ON: 03 Dec 2010 01:42 AM

Liner Notes For John Miller

(Alternative titles)

“How To Drink And Not Kill Yourself Or Kill Anybody Else”


“You Gotta Be Smarter Than The Booze You Drink

Drinking alcohol is a matter of personal choice. Anyone who chooses to drink
alcohol owes it to themselves, their loved ones, and anyone they may come in contact with
while they are drinking; to understand alcohol and it use for recreational purposes. This
includes learning the warning signals of alcoholism before recreational drinking begins. A
simple call to a local chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous will enable you to ask for the “10
Questions Pamphlet.” Read all the questions. These are the warning signals of alcoholism.
Unfortunately the questions can’t be answered until you start drinking, but if you read
them before you start recreational drinking, it will be easier to recognize them if they occur
when you drink. Answering yes to any 2 of the 10 questions means you are an alcoholic. AA
is the most knowledgeable organization to recognize and treat alcoholism.

The most important thing to understand about alcohol is it is an anesthetic
drug! Different people have different tolerance for anesthetic, some people are completely
drunk on 2 beers, and others can drink 2 quarts of hard liquor, and still function
reasonably well.

Alcohol can be as dangerous or more dangerous than a firearm, when used
without knowing it nature and it’s effects on the human mind and body. All states have
mandatory hunter safety courses to teach people how to safely use firearms. It is also
required to take a firearm safety course to receive a permit to carry a pistol. There is a
rule in business that should be applied here; that rule says, “If it makes sense do it!” So if
alcohol can be as dangerous as a firearm, doesn’t it make sense to teach people how to use
alcohol safely?

John Miller lost his life at 19 years of age because he never learned how to use
alcohol safely. Thousands of American lives can be saved, if people are taught how to use
alcohol safely, preferably before they start drinking but in any case at some point in their
life if they choose to consume alcohol on a recreational basis. Remember an American dies
every 10 minutes in an alcohol related automobile accident.

One last point Alcoholics can never use alcohol safely! It is a proven fact there
is only one safe course of action for an alcoholic; 1st admit you’re an alcoholic, 2nd attend
as many AA meetings as necessary to maintain a safe and sober life through complete

I offer this information with deep hope that those who read these words and
listen to the tragic story of John Miller will learn from John’s mistakes and not repeat
them, and live a full, rich, and happy life, as I have.

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  The following is a pre-review heads up note from Lea Jane Berinati
POSTED BY: radioindy POSTED ON: 22 Nov 2010 08:14 PM

The following is a pre-review heads up note from Lea Jane Berinati of Nashville.
Lea Jane is one of the most sought after backup singers and producers in Nashville and
frequently opens for the stars of the music business.

Lea Jane Berinati’s
First Impression

“So I guess life is too busy, because --- with the best of intentions—I have misplaced
your CD at least four times, put it in my car twice, and finally got to listen to three cuts on my
way to a session. I promise I will eventually listen to every note. If you need a review right now
(and you needed it last month I’m sure), you can say this from me: “This album is all heart”
Lea Jane Berinati, Lea Jane Singers Nashville, Tn.

“Who ever you are singing these love songs to is one lucky lady, because it is evident
that you mean every word. There is so much feeling on this album. Even the saxophone sings
beautifully. And you my friend, handle the range of notes with amazing ease. There are some
unusual melodies in there that call for skill as well as interpretation, and you’ve got it covered.

Here is a snippet from Lea Jane’s Bio to give you an idea of her credibility.

Lea Jane was soon a familiar name as a session singer, a vocal group leader, and arranger.
In addition she toured as a keyboardist/vocalist with the Earl Scruggs Revue. She also
recorded and performed with Guy Clark’s band and opened for Emmy Lou Harris in
London. As one of the Hollady Sisters, she appeared in Paris with Eddy Mitchell and
began recording with Elvis Presley. When the Holladays left Nashville, Lea Jane continued
working with Elvis and it was with her own group – The Lea Jane Singers- that she left
a permanent vocal signature in Nashville and the recording industry. The artists with
whom she has worked on hit records reads like the “Who’s Who of the great performers
of all time-including Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers, Charlie Daniels, Ronnie
Milsap, Brenda Lee, Elvis Costello, Lobo, James Galway, Dr. Hook, Tammy Wynette,
Lynn Anderson, Conway Twitty, Loretta Lynn, Steve Wariner, Petula Clark, Wille Nelson,
Waylon Jennings, Jessi Colter, Porter Wagoner, Hank Snow, George Jones, Barbara
Mandrell, Frank Sinatra Jr., Nancy Sinatra and the list continues.

One of the most notable things that Lea Jane did as a session player on Kenny
Rogers and Dottie West recording of “Don’t Fall In Love With A Dreamer” was to say to
Kenny when he wanted to record it a 5th time. Lea Jane said, “Kenny we can record this
again if you want, it may be a little different but it won’t be any better, it’s a hit as it is why
don’t you press it? Kenny looked at her and said, “You really thinks it’s a hit, and Lea
Jane said, “I know it’s a hit.” So Kenny agreed and Lea Jane was right and Kenny and
Dottie had a hit.

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