About Me

Music teacher, guitar and bass player Alex Tomaino played lead guitar with several popular bands in and around Austin, Texas, Madison, WI, and New York, before moving to Portland, Oregon. See and hear him play by clicking on the following links:  Monarchs (Rock), Ariel Abshire (Americana), The Tameca Jones Experience (Blues, R&B, Jazz).

A  working musician and music instructor for more than 20 years, Alex teaches guitar, banjo, bass, songwriting, and more in the greater Portland area. He’s played virtually every style of music: rock, Americana, blues, bluegrass, jazz, gypsy swing–you name it. Take lessons in his studio, or he’ll come to you, whatever is most convenient.

Alex holds a degree in Guitar Performance from UC Denver, with graduate credits in Jazz Studies from UT Austin.

For information about lessons, contact guitarist and music teacher Alex Tomaino:

Email (best way to reach me): info@alextomaino.com