Gary Mcfarland Edit Profile
Student of University Oregon, 1952-1953, Berklee School Music, U. Oregon, fall 1955, 59, Los Angeles City College, fall 1956, E. Los Angeles Junior College, spring 1957, San Jose City College, fall 1957, spring 1958.
1 son, Milo. Musical director/conductor Downbeat Jazz Festival, Chicago, 1965. Conductor University of California at Los Angeles Jazz Festival, 1967. Co-director television music production company, Composers’ Collaborative.
Composed, orchestrated jazz ballet Reflections in the Park, 1964. Composed, orchestrated, conducted Profile, concert contemporary music, 1966. Recording artist for Impulse Skye records.
Composer film score 13, 1966, Sole Art, 1967. Composer special arrangements numerous jazz musicians. Co-founder Willie Dennis Memorial Scholarship, 1966.
Founder Gary McFarland Student Scholarship, 1967.
Served with Army of the United States, 1954-1955. Member A.F.T.R.A., A.S.C.A.P., American Federation Musicians.
Married Gail Evelyn Frankel, October 13, 1963.