String Bass, Electric Bass, and Music Technology
Reeves Hall, Room 224
B.S. University of North Texas
Apple Certified Technician
Fritz Martin holds a Bachelors degree in Music Composition from the University of North Texas, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was a Presser Award candidate, graduating 2nd highest in his class. He studied music composition with Larry Austin and Martin Mailman. Mr. Martin studied String Bass with Dr. Edward Rainbow and played in the world famous University of North Texas Lab Band. He is a professional Jazz musician and has toured throughout the world performing. He lived in Shanghai, China for five years touring, teaching, and composing music.
Mr. Martin holds technical certifications in Apple Macintosh hardware and software and was a “Genius” in the Apple Corporation. He has extensive knowledge in the field of Music Technology, Music Production, and Computer Music.
Mr. Martin has recorded and performed with artists such as Bobby Blue Bland, The Williams Brothers, Johnny Taylor, G.C. Cameron, Dorothy Moore, Peggy Scott, Joe Simon, and many other Jazz, R&B, Blues, and Gospel artists.
“Bent Around Corners” (1988) Parallax Records
“Cardboard Nimbus” (1992) Parallax Records
Over 40 Jazz Pieces published
19 Orchestral works published