Spring 2021

Section 4020 of MUSC5D
Jazz Improvisation 4 -- : Jan 20 - May 19 2021

Section 4220 of MUSCP42B
Jazz Combo Ensemble 2 -- : Jan 20 - May 19 2021
Spring 2021 Update: Students will work on jazz performance skills by playing electronically with the instructor and performing for other students in preparation for a return to public performances. Students who have exceeded 4 enrollments in any ABCD performance ensemble will need a Petition for Course Repetition to register.

Section 4296 of MUSCP42C
Jazz Combo Ensemble 3 -- : Jan 20 - May 19 2021
Spring 2021 Update: Students will work on jazz performance skills by playing electronically with the instructor and performing for other students in preparation for a return to public performances. Students who have exceeded 4 enrollments in any ABCD performance ensemble will need a Petition for Course Repetition to register.

Section 5170 of MUSC9
Jazz Appreciation -- : Jan 20 - May 19 2021

Section 5625 of MUSCP42D
Jazz Combo Ensemble 4 -- : Jan 20 - May 19 2021
Spring 2021 Update: Students will work on jazz performance skills by playing electronically with the instructor and performing for other students in preparation for a return to public performances. Students who have exceeded 4 enrollments in any ABCD performance ensemble will need a Petition for Course Repetition to register..

Section 6032 of MUSC5B
Jazz Improvisation 2 -- : Jan 20 - May 19 2021

Section 8767 of MUSC5A
Jazz Improvisation 1 -- : Jan 20 - May 19 2021

Section 8768 of MUSC5C
Jazz Improvisation 3 -- : Jan 20 - May 19 2021

Section 8774 of MUSC9
Jazz Appreciation -- : Jan 21 - May 20 2021

Section 8820 of MUSCP42A
Jazz Combo Ensemble 1 -- : Jan 20 - May 19 2021
Spring 2021 Update: Students will work on jazz performance skills by playing electronically with the instructor and performing for other students in preparation for a return to public performances. Students who have exceeded 4 enrollments in any ABCD performance ensemble will need a Petition for Course Repetition to register.

Fall 2020

Section 0295 of MUSC5B
Jazz Improvisation 2 -- : Aug 17 - Dec 09 2020

Section 0330 of MUSCP42D
Jazz Combo Ensemble 4 -- : Aug 17 - Dec 09 2020
Fall 2020 Update: Students will work on jazz performance skills by playing electronically with the instructor and performing for other students in preparation for a return to public performances. Students who have exceeded 4 enrollments in any ABCD performance ensemble will need a Petition for Course Repetition to register.

Section 0796 of MUSCP42C
Jazz Combo Ensemble 3 -- : Aug 17 - Dec 09 2020
Fall 2020 Update: Students will work on jazz performance skills by playing electronically with the instructor and performing for other students in preparation for a return to public performances. Students who have exceeded 4 enrollments in any ABCD performance ensemble will need a Petition for Course Repetition to register.

Section 1102 of MUSCP42B
Jazz Combo Ensemble 2 -- : Aug 17 - Dec 09 2020
Fall 2020 Update: Students will work on jazz performance skills by playing electronically with the instructor and performing for other students in preparation for a return to public performances. Students who have exceeded 4 enrollments in any ABCD performance ensemble will need a Petition for Course Repetition to register.

Section 1177 of MUSC5A
Jazz Improvisation 1 -- : Aug 17 - Dec 09 2020

Section 1182 of MUSC9
Jazz Appreciation -- : Aug 18 - Dec 10 2020

Section 1205 of MUSCP42A
Jazz Combo Ensemble 1 -- : Aug 17 - Dec 09 2020
Fall 2020 Update: Students will work on jazz performance skills by playing electronically with the instructor and performing for other students in preparation for a return to public performances. Students who have exceeded 4 enrollments in any ABCD performance ensemble will need a Petition for Course Repetition 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.