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John A Schantz

John A Schantz

Title: Professor
Department: Music
Phone: 330/972-6910
Email: jackschantz@uakron.edu


Biography

Jack Schantz Associate Professor, Coordinator of Jazz Studies National/International Tours Tommy Dorsey Orchestra (US, Japan) Glenn Miller Orchestra (US, Japan) Artie Shaw Orchestra (US) Woody Herman Orchestra (US) Jack Schantz Quartet (Germany) Artistic Director, Cleveland Jazz Orchestra 1993-2009 Guest artists (sample) Billy Byers Bob Brookmeyer Tom Harrell Slide Hampton Clark Terry Joe Lovano Bill Holman Clare Fischer Leader/Founder, Jazz Unit Pit Orchestra trumpet (sample) Guys and Dolls Miss Saigon City of Angels Showboat Color Purple Sound of Music Annie Get Your Gun Kiss of the Spiderwoman Back up Orchestra (sample) Tony Bennett, Sarah Vaughn Mel Torme, Johnny Mathis Nancy Wilson, Jack Jones Rosemary Clooney Cleveland Pops Orchestra 1998-2009 Blossom Festival Band 2002-2009 Blossom Festival Orchestra 2005-2009 Akron Symphony Orchestra (sub) Recordings (sample) Speechless, Jack Schantz Quartet Oscar Peterson Christmas Album Choices, Jack Schantz Jazz Unit I Love To Tell The Story, Jack Schantz Quartet Surprise of Being, Cleveland Jazz Orchestra with Joe Lovano Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, Traditions Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, Swingin' Together with Sammy Nestico Helen Welch, One Dream Nancy Wilson, Turned to Blue Barbara Knight, Night and Day Gap Mangione, Family Heirlooms Glenn Davis Quintet with Phil Woods Blossom Festival Band


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