Tom Lagana

Tom Lagana

As a jazz guitarist and band leader, a classical guitarist, an educator, and a composer, Tom Lagana has garnered respect for his creativity, musical integrity, and devotion to his craft. After graduating from the Berklee College of Music, he worked as the guitarist for the Walt Disney Jazz Band in Orlando, Florida, before returning to his home state of Maryland where the Tom Lagana Trio became the house band at The
King of France Tavern in Annapolis. Lagana was featured with the National Symphony Orchestra in David Del Tredici’s work Final Alice and appeared again with the NSO and Eric Idle of the Monty Python troupe. He has also performed with the York Symphony Orchestra, the Richmond Symphony, and recently with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in the John Waters’ Hairspray tribute and again as accompanist to singer Jackie Evancho. Lagana has played many festivals, shared the bill with jazz icon Herbie Hancock, and worked with George Garzone, Walt Weiskopf, Red Rodney, Craig Handy, Bob Mintzer, and Marvin Stamm. He has taught at Towson University and is currently on the faculty at University of Maryland, Baltimore County. His recordings include Patuxent, Schematic, and most recently, Vol.1.
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Repertoire in Alphabetical Order

George & Ira Gershwin

    • Bess, You Is My Woman
    • Bidin’ My Time
    • But Not For Me
    • Embraceable You
    • Fascinating Rhythm
    • A Foggy Day
    • How Long Has This Been Going On?
    • I Got Rhythm
    • I Loves You Porgy
    • I Was Doing All Right
    • I’ve Got A Crush On You
    • Isn’t It A Pity
    • It Ain’t Necessarily So
    • Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off
    • Love Walked In
    • The Man I Love
    • My Man’s Gone Now
    • Nice Work If You Can Get It
    • Of Thee I Sing
    • Oh, Lady Be Good
    • Love Is Here To Stay
    • ’S Wonderful
    • Somebody Loves Me
    • Someone To Watch Over Me
    • Soon
    • Strike Up The Band
    • Summertime
    • That Certain Feeling
    • They All Laughed
    • The Can’t Take That Away From Me
    • Thou Swell
    • Who Cares?

Harry Warren

    • At Last
    • I Had The Craziest Dream
    • I Only Have Eyes For You
    • I Wish I Knew
    • Lullaby Of Broadway
    • The More I See You
    • September In The Rain
    • Serenade In Blue
    • Summer Night
    • This Heart Of Mine
    • This Is Always
    • You’ll Never Know

Sammy Fain

    • Alice In Wonderland
    • Love Is A Many Splendored Thing
    • Secret Love

Cole Porter

    • After You
    • All Of You
    • All Through The Night
    • Anything Goes
    • At Long Last Love
    • Begin The Beguine
    • Dream Dancing
    • Easy To Love
    • From This Moment On
    • Get Out Of Town
    • I Concentrate On You
    • I Get A Kick Out Of You
    • I Love Paris
    • I Love You
    • I’ve Got You Under My Skin
    • It’s Alright With Me
    • It’s De-Lovely
    • Just One Of Those Things
    • Let’s Do It
    • Love For Sale
    • Miss Otis Regrets
    • Night And Day
    • So In Love
    • What Is This Thing Called Love
    • You Do Something To Me
    • You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To
    • You’re The Top

Harold Arlen

    • Blues In The Night
    • I gotta Right To Sing The Blues
    • Stormy Weather

Johnny Mandel

    • Close Enough For Love
    • A Time For Love
    • You Are There
Michel Legrand

    • How Do You Keep The Music Playing
    • I Will Wait For You
    • The Summer Knows

CY Coleman

    • The Best Is Yet To Come
    • I’m Gonna Laugh You Right Out Of My Life
    • Why Try To Change Me Now?

Alec Wilder

    • Blackberry Winter
    • Trouble Is A Man

Rodgers & Hart

    • Bewitched
    • Blue Room
    • Dancing On The Ceiling
    • Falling In Love With Love
    • Have You Me Miss Jones?
    • He Was Too Good To Me
    • I Could Write A Book
    • I Didn’t Know What Time It Was
    • I Wish I Were In Love Again
    • It Never Entered My Mind
    • Johnny One Note
    • The Lady Is A Tramp
    • Mountain Greenery
    • My Funny Valentine
    • My Heart Stood Still
    • There’s A Small Hotel
    • Where Or When
    • With A Song In My Heart
    • You Are Too Beautiful
    • You Took Advantage Of Me

Henry Mancini

    • Charade
    • Days Of Wine And Roses
    • Dreamsvillr
    • Mr. Lucky
    • Slow Hot Wind
    • Two For The Road

Dietz & Schwartz

    • Alone Together
    • Dancing In The Dark
    • I guess I’ll Have To Change My Plan
    • If There Is Someone Lovelier Than You
    • You And The Night And The Music

Cahn & Styne

    • The Christmas Waltz
    • It’s Magic
    • It’s You Or No One
    • Time After Time

Jimmy Van Heusen

    • All My Tomorrows
    • All The Way
    • Come Fly With Me
    • Nancy (With The Laughing Face)

Leonard Bernstein

    • Lucky To Be Me
    • Some Other Time

Hector Villa Lobos

    • Etude #1
    • Etude #7
    • Suite Populaire Brasilienne

Agustin Barrios

    • La Catedral
    • Vals op.8 no.4

Joaquin Turina

    • Fandanguillo

Issac Albeniz

    • Granada
    • Asturias

Radames Gnattali

    • Toccata em Ritmo de Samba

Manuel Ponce

    • Sonatina Meridional

Latin/Brazilian

    • Girl From Ipanema
    • Wave
    • One Note Samba
    • Brigas Nunca Mais
    • Para Machucar Meu Coração
    • Outra Vez
    • O Pato