New York trombonist Michael Boscarino is a native of Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. He began his musical studies at age 7 on the piano. At age 11, he began playing the trombone on the advice of his grandfather and hasn’t looked back since. Michael holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Youngstown State University and a Master of Music degree from Manhattan School of Music. His trombone teachers include; Robert Matchett Jr., Robert Matchett III, Paul McKee, Michael Crist, and Steve Turre.
While attending Youngstown State University, Michael was active on the Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Youngstown freelance scenes and gained invaluable performance experience. His performance credits in these areas include; The Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, Three Rivers Entertainment, Redline, The Balcony Big Band, The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Ernie Krivda and the Fat Tuesday Big Band, Sabor Latino, Azucar, and the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra.