Paul Martin (Bass-Upright & Electric)
Paul Martin teaches upright and electric bass. Paul is an active bandleader, bassist, saxophonist, and composer/arranger. Paul studied jazz bass with Doug Richeson (bassist for Tony Bennett), jazz saxophone with Tom Reed (Ashland University), and jazz arranging with Vaughn Wiester (bass trombonist and arranger for Woody Herman). He leads the Artistic Jazz Orchestra (a 19 piece big band), the Stardust Dance Band (an 8 piece jazz band), and the Paul Martin Jazz Quartet; in addition, he leads a Beatles/Pink Floyd band called Glass Onion. Paul is the owner of Paul Martin Music, a publisher of Jazz Ensemble music, and is a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). Paul also serves as the president for the American Federation of Musicians, Local 159.