Jason Schwartz, bass, received his Bachelor’s Degree in music composition and jazz studies from Westfield State University and his Master’s of Music degree in composition from the Hartt School. In 2005, Jason released his first CD of entirely original jazz compositions titled Green Horizon. In 2011, Jason was presented with the Edward Diemente Award for excellence in music composition. He joined the CMSS faculty in 2018.
Jason actively works with the Jim Argiro Quintet and News From Planet Kniffen. Jason has also had the opportunity to perform with a variety of great musicians that include Freddie Bryant, Warren Byrd, Saskia Laroo, Rich Goldstein, Charles Neville, Nicole Zuraitis, Jim Argiro, Samirah Evans, Kris Allen, Benny Sharoni, John Stowell, Galen Abdur-Razzaq, Nicki Mathis, Atla DeChamplain, Matt DeChaplain, Ben Bilello, Warren Chiasson, Jason Robinson, Ethel Lee, Bob Weiner, Paul Arslanian, and Claire Arenius.
Jason also collaborated with Jonathan Lamarr Edwards’ group featuring the internationally acclaimed avant-garde clarinetist Perry Robinson.
You are now able to register for private lessons and classes, manage your account with CMSS, and more. It is our hope that this new process will ease the process of registration, payment, and billing for you and all the members of our community.
If you would like to take advantage of our early bird discount which waives the 2019-2020 registration fee of $50, you must re-register online with the new ASAP system before May 20th. Creating an account with ASAP in April will also earn families 5 entries in our “Share the Love of CMSS” raffle for a chance to win a free year of lessons!
We are committed to helping families through this transition to an online-based registration system. If you would like to use one of our computers or would like one of our registration team members to assist you in re-registering for fall 2019, please feel free to call us or visit CMSS at your convenience Monday-Thursday 8am-8pm, or Friday 8am-7pm.