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Bart Marantz


Bart Marantz was Director of Jazz Studies at the Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts from 1983 to 2015. Mr. Marantz did his undergraduate work at Indiana University, Blooming and the University of Miami, (Florida) where he received his BM degree in Instrumental Jazz Studies/Performance under the direction of jazz educators Jamey Aebersold, David Baker, Jerry Coker and Dan Haerle. He received his masters degree in Afro-American Jazz Music Performance at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston (Massachusetts). Before coming to Texas, Bart taught at Jones County Junior College, and Director of Instrumental Music at Lake Sumter Community College, in Leesburg Florida. Bart Marantz has toured and played with a variety of shows including Ray Charles, The Glenn Miller Orchestra, staff band at the El Casino in Freeport Grand Bahamas, Nancy Wilson, Frankie Valley and the Four Seasons, Gladys Night and the Pips, The Apollo Stompers, Jackie Byard.