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Episode # 5: Mitch Glickman

EPISODE 5: 'LET'S TALK' FEATURING Mitch Glickman of Symphonic Jazz Orchestra.

Join us as we learn about how to be better engaged with your community.



Table of Contents:

0:00 Intro

2:03 Let’s Meet Mitch

6:20 The Creative Process

8:15 Donate to SJOMUSIC.org

9:00 Tom’s Experience with Mitch

9:50 Music in the Schools Program

14:30 Tom’s Experience with Music in the Schools

16:30 Guest Artists from SJO

19:30 Mitch’s Favorite Highlight

21:40 Mitch’s Radio Work

28:00 Live During Covid Times

30:50 Closing Thoughts

32:08 Mitch’s Info

More About This Episode:

Join us as we discuss how to be truly engaged in your community.

Mitch is an award-winning composer, producer and conductor with a diverse career covers the fields of film, television, opera, theater and recordings.

Glickman's composing and arranging credits include the acclaimed, independent films "Street of Pain" starring Steve Carell and "Proudheart" starring Lorrie Morgan, along with such television series as "Cheers," "Life Goes On," "Night Court," "Grammy Living Legends" and the annual "Grammy Awards" telecast. He has also worked as music production supervisor for the Emmy Award winning dramas, "Picket Fences" and "The Practice." He has composed and arranged music for a broad range of commercials including Lexus, Prodigy, Coca-Cola, Fox Sports, and Life Cereal.

Glickman founded the 67-member Symphonic Jazz Orchestra in 2001, and formerly served as Associate Music Director of the American Jazz Philharmonic, created by composer/conductor Jack Elliott. As a conductor, he has led such ensembles as the American Jazz Philharmonic, New American Orchestra, United Kingdom Symphony Orchestra, and the South Florida Youth Orchestra.

Glickman has produced a number of acclaimed recordings including the Symphonic Jazz Orchestra's "Looking Forward, Looking Back" with soloists Christian McBride, Lee Ritenour, Dave Grusin, and Bill Cunliffe, along with The Bud Shank Sextet, Young Musicians Debut Orchestra with conductor Lalo Shifrin, Guido Basso, and the American Jazz Philharmonic with Ray Brown and Phil Woods for GRP Records, which received a Grammy Award nomination. As an arranger he has written for such diverse artists as Kurt Elling, Barry Manilow, Raul Midon, Jane Monheit, and Miguel Zenon.

Glickman also serves as Director of Music Programs for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and is producer and host of the weekly concert/interview radio series "Jazz at LACMA" heard Sunday evenings on KJazz 88.1 FM. He is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and studied at the Schoenberg Institute in Vienna.