Jack Cooper

Music listing
Jack Cooper has written over 150 pieces ranging through studio orchestra, jazz ensemble, wind band, chamber, electro-acoustic, and choral works for professional groups, colleges, and high schools across the continental United States. Jackís compositions and arrangements have been performed and recorded by Doc Severinson, the U.S. Army "Jazz Ambassadors," the U.S. Navy "Commodores," the Rob Parton Jazztech Big Band, the Tony Campise Big Band and numerous other high school, college, and professional groups around the world. Jack has also written for jazz artists such as Gary Foster, Bobby Shew and Christian McBride as well as numerous others. His TV and media credits include music for "The Jenny Jones Show," "Hollywood Xtra," and news broadcasts in the New York and Washington D.C. areas. He has served as a staff arranger writing jazz ensemble and concert band music for Warner Brothers Publications since 1992. Jackís music is also published with UNC Jazz Press and Three-Two Publishing.

As an instrumentalist (saxophones, clarinet, flute), Jack Cooper has performed with Manhattan Transfer, Kenny Rogers, The Shirelles, The Temptations, The Nelson Riddle Orchestra, James Moody, Bob Berg, James Williams and many other Broadway shows, entertainers, and jazz artists while working in California, New York, Texas, and the Mid-South. From 1989 to 1995 Jack served as a saxophonist/woodwind specialist, and staff arranger performing with the United States Army "Jazz Knights," West Point, New York,

He has earned a MA and BA in music from California State University, Los Angeles and holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Texas at Austin. Jack is currently an assistant professor of Jazz Studies at the University of Memphis.


Title Genre Level Price
Big Band Reflections of Cole Porter CD $15.00
Con Fuego Jazz Ensemble INT/ADV $55.00
Double Helix Jazz Ensemble INT/ADV $55.00
So In Love Jazz Ensemble INT $55.00
Vistas Jazz Ensemble ADV $60.00
What Is This Thing Called Love Jazz Ensemble INT/ADV $50.00

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