A Journeyman’s Journey: Tom Ranier finds creative expression beyond the Hollywood studios

Upon earning his degree in Music Composition from Cal State Fullerton, Tom Ranier found himself at the proverbial fork in the road with a major creative decision to make. The classically trained pianist, who’s also a skilled clarinetist and saxophonist, could follow his greatest passion and immerse himself in the pursuit of a full-time jazz

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