Bassist Tom DiCarlo obtained a Bachelor of Music Education degree and a Master of Music degree from Rutgers University. He has performed and/or recorded with world-renowned musicians Claudio Roditi, Norman Simmons, Dave Schnitter, Ralph Bowen, Roseanna Vitro, Jim Ridl, Don Braden, Mark Sherman, Jeff Hirshfield, Tim Horner, David 'Fathead' Newman, Larry McKenna, Jerry Weldon, Houston Person, Grassella Oliphant, Stanley Cowell, Vic Juris, Tia Fuller, Gap Mangione, Pat LaBarbara, Joe LaBarbara, Sean Jones, Frank Lacy, Orrin Evans, Richard Wyands, Bob DeVos, Yossi Tamim, Chris Komer, Josh Evans, Greg Murphy, Danny Aiello, Bob Mover, Joe Magnarelli, and Steve Johns. Tom has appeared on Cablevision television with groups such as the Ralph Peterson Quintet, Gordon Lane Trio, and his own quintet. He has performed at a variety of music festivals including the Morges Music Festival in Morges, Switzerland, Rochester International Jazz Festival, Billy Strayhorn Jazz Festival, and the induction of the Duke Ellington Day in New York City. Tom was selected by the U.S. State Department and Jazz at Lincoln Center to conduct educational workshops, masterclasses, and performances in Southeast Asia. Tom had the honor of touring with the Mark Sherman/Tim Horner quartet throughout South Korea, China, Russia, and the Philippines. Tom has recently recorded albums with Lou Rainone featuring Ritchie Vitale, and with Yuji Nakamura featuring Jaleel Shaw. Tom also is an adjunct professor of theory lab, director of jazz combo, and double bass at Lafayette College.