Jazz Composition

Wednesdays 6:30 - 8 pm PT 4/5 - 5/31 (9 weeks)

Jazz Composition
Age Adult
Event Type Class
Department Composition and Arranging
Day Wed
Instructor Frank Martin
Status inperson event

Explore the composition techniques of jazz masters and investigate approaches drawn from classical Indian music to inform contemporary jazz composition. Students compose their own works by applying what they have learned throughout the course. By the end of the class, students will have developed a strong foundation in jazz composition and gained valuable insights into the creative process.

About Frank Martin 

Music Director for Narada Michael Walden, Patti Austin, Angela Bofill; Carnegie Hall appearances with Sting, James Taylor, Elton John; Record producer/arranger for Al Jarreau, Turtle Island String Quartet, Joey DeFrancesco, Mimi Fox, Mary Jenson, Molly Holm, Deuce, Tuck & Patti, Karen Blixt; performed/recorded with John McLaughlin, Buddy Montgomery, Joe Farrell, Dizzy Gillespie, Larry Coryell, Herbie Hancock, Stanley Jordan, Stevie Wonder, Airto, Dori Caymmi, Dianne Reeves, Patrice Rushen, Trilok Gurtu, Richard Bona; Faculty, UC Berkeley Jazz Ensembles.frankmartinproductions.com