Miles Tesar

Tenor Saxophonist Miles Tesar cut his musical teeth with the likes of Billy Hart, Jimmy Heath and the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra while he studied at Western Michigan University with Trent Kynaston. After his 1995 graduation, he spent more than 10 years playing sax, flute and clarinet on board Carnival cruise ships, performing a wide variety of music with such great entertainers as John Davidson, Frank Gorshin, Charo and Billy Armstrong. Since arriving in Chicago in 2007, Miles has appeared at some of Chicagoland’s premier jazz clubs, performed live radio broadcasts from the Green Mill and also played live on WGN-TV. In addition to his work with South Boulevard, Miles maintains an active teaching schedule as both a saxophone and jazz instructor.