Profile Updated: January 23, 2018






Yes! Attending Reunion
Residing In: San Diego, CA USA
Spouse/Partner: Emma
Occupation: Professional Trumpet Player, Tennis Teacher,, Web sites
Children: Kelly 45, former World ranked Tennis Pro, Wash. D.C.
Kristi 47, Del Mar California, 1 block from More…the ocean
Part owner of Nytro racing bikes.
Military Service: Navy  

Tom Nygaard Bio

1958 appeared with sister LuAnn on the Ted Mack Amateur Hour, New York City
1958 Joined the Whoopee John Polka Band
High School Tennis Minneapolis, Minn.
Entertainment and small band with Eric Knox (drums) and Cliff Swenson (piano)
1961 U.S. Naval Academy Band, Annapolis, Maryland
1st Trumpet
1967 New York City
1st Trumpet Larry and Les Elgart
Billy May, Glenn Miller, Sammy Kaye
Studio Recordings
Lead Trumpet, Woody Herman Band 7th Herd, (1967 – 69)
My big break (everyone needs some luck sometime)
Las Vegas, Nevada
Tennis Hitting Partner to Guests and Visitors at the Desert Inn Hotel
Tennis Hitting Partner to Rita Agassi, Andre’s Sister
Doubles with Mike Agassi, Andre’s Father
Doubles with Richard Gonzales, The great Poncho Gonzales’ Son
NOTE: The late Poncho Gonzales married Rita Agassi( Andre's sister), she was 18 he 60yrs
They had a son
Where is the son now I wonder?
Involved with the Allen King world professional Tennis Tournament
Lead Trumpet, Desert Inn Hotel
Lead Trumpet, Harry James Orchestra (Harry James was my idle when learning trumpet, had all his records)
Debbie Reynolds, Musical Conductor and Trumpet Soloist
Juliet Prowse’s, Musical Conductor and Trumpet Soloist
Milton Berle’s Vegas Act and Trumpet Soloist
Lead Trumpet, Frank Sinatra Jr

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Always within top 50 of Midwest Open Tennis
Coach to Kelly Nygaard, eventually obtaining a world ranking
Lead Trumpet, Ordway Theater
Lead Trumpet, Orpheum Theater
Lead Trumpet, Minneapolis Symphony Summer Pops Series’
Trumpet Soloist Minneapolis Symphony Summer Pops
Bonita, California
Tennis Professional at Bonita Valley Tennis Club, Paul Hartson Owner
Lead Trumpet, Old Globe Theater
Lead Trumpet, Performing Arts Center
Lead Trumpet, San Diego Symphony Summer Pops Series’
Trumpet Soloist, San Diego Symphony Summer Pops
San Diego, California
Tennis Professional at Balboa Tennis Club, Morley Field, Balboa Park
2009 ranked Nationally 16 in Father and Son Open Doubles
The tournaments are the National:
Grass Courts in Boston, MA (Longwood Crickett Club)
Clay Courts in Cincinatti
Indoor Championships in Cherry Hill, NJ
Hard Court Championships here in Lajolla, CA

2007, Trumpet retired, now my trumpet is a table lamp

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Also Juliet Prowse's Musical Conductor for 1.5 years (1978).She bought me the suit, tie, shirt to match her dress when on stage. Conn Company gave me the trumpet.