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Monday

  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Forsyth Hall 147 Santa Rosa Campus
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Forsyth Hall 147 Santa Rosa Campus

Wednesday

  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Forsyth Hall 147 Santa Rosa Campus
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Forsyth Hall 147 Santa Rosa Campus

Friday

  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Forsyth Hall 147 Santa Rosa Campus

Spring 2018

Section 4220 of MUSCP42B
Jazz Combo Ensemble 2 -- : Jan 17 - May 16 2018
The above section also meets in Newman Auditorium on April 13th from 8-10pm and May 9th from 4:30-6pm & 7:30-10pm. Students who have exceeded 4 enrollments in any ABCD performance ensemble may need a petition to register.

Section 4296 of MUSCP42C
Jazz Combo Ensemble 3 -- : Jan 17 - May 16 2018
The above section also meets in Newman Auditorium on April 13th from 8-10pm and May 9th from 4:30-6pm & 7:30-10pm. Students who have exceeded 4 enrollments in any ABCD performance ensemble may need a petition to register.

Section 5625 of MUSCP42D
Jazz Combo Ensemble 4 -- : Jan 17 - May 16 2018
The above section also meets in Newman Auditorium on April 13th from 8-10pm and May 9th from 4:30-6pm & 7:30-10pm. Students who have exceeded 4 enrollments in any ABCD performance ensemble may need a petition to register.

Section 5639 of MUSC5D
Jazz Improvisation 4 -- : Jan 18 - May 17 2018

Section 6032 of MUSC5B
Jazz Improvisation 2 -- : Jan 17 - May 16 2018

Section 8766 of MUSC4B
Jazz, Rock, and Pop Theory 2 -- : Jan 18 - May 17 2018

Section 8767 of MUSC5A
Jazz Improvisation 1 -- : Jan 17 - May 16 2018

Section 8768 of MUSC5C
Jazz Improvisation 3 -- : Jan 18 - May 17 2018

Section 8774 of MUSC9
Jazz Appreciation -- : Jan 18 - May 17 2018

Section 8820 of MUSCP42A
Jazz Combo Ensemble 1 -- : Jan 17 - May 16 2018
The above section also meets in Newman Auditorium on April 13th from 8-10pm and May 9th from 4:30-6pm & 7:30-10pm. Students who have exceeded 4 enrollments in any ABCD performance ensemble may need a petition to register.

Fall 2017

Section 0277 of MUSC5C
Jazz Improvisation 3 -- : Aug 22 - Dec 14 2017

Section 0295 of MUSC5B
Jazz Improvisation 2 -- : Aug 21 - Dec 13 2017

Section 0330 of MUSCP42D
Jazz Combo Ensemble 4 -- : Aug 21 - Dec 13 2017
Students who have exceeded 4 enrollments in any ABCD performance ensemble may need a petition to register.

Section 0503 of MUSC5D
Jazz Improvisation 4 -- : Aug 22 - Dec 14 2017

Section 0796 of MUSCP42C
Jazz Combo Ensemble 3 -- : Aug 21 - Dec 13 2017
Students who have exceeded 4 enrollments in any ABCD performance ensemble may need a petition to register.

Section 1102 of MUSCP42B
Jazz Combo Ensemble 2 -- : Aug 21 - Dec 13 2017
Students who have exceeded 4 enrollments in any ABCD performance ensemble may need a petition to register.

Section 1175 of MUSC4A
Jazz, Rock, and Pop Theory 1 -- : Aug 22 - Dec 14 2017

Section 1177 of MUSC5A
Jazz Improvisation 1 -- : Aug 21 - Dec 13 2017

Section 1182 of MUSC9
Jazz Appreciation -- : Aug 22 - Dec 14 2017

Section 1205 of MUSCP42A
Jazz Combo Ensemble 1 -- : Aug 21 - Dec 13 2017
Students who have exceeded 4 enrollments in any ABCD performance ensemble may need a petition to register.

MA in Music-Performance, San Francisco State University
Special Studies, Berklee College of Music, Boston
BA in Music, San Francisco State University

Academic Experience: 

San Francisco State University, Adjunct Instructor
Foothill College, Adjunct instructor
College of Marin, Adjunct Instructor
Canada College, Adjunct Instructor
Merritt College, Adjunct Instructor
Full-time Instructor at SRJC since 1977
Bennett Friedman attended Berkeley High School, San Francisco State University and Berklee College of Music. He worked many years in San Francisco and the Bay Area doing studio work, jazz gigs, performing with Motown horn sections, theater orchestras, symphony orchestras, composing and teaching.

Bennett started teaching full-time at SRJC in 1977.

"Music is one of the greatest treasures in life. I am grateful for the opportunity to share my love of music with students at Santa Rosa Junior College."

Presentations and Publications: 

"Variations On a Brazilian Song", Mission Music, 1971.
Works commissioned by the National Association of Jazz Educators, National Endowment for the Arts, University of California Bands and College of San Mateo.
Big band charts published by University of Northern Colorado Press. http://online.santarosa.edu/homepage/dept30/faculty/friedman.html:  http://online.santarosa.edu/homepage/dept30/faculty/friedman.html