Dr. Jeremy Fox - 2018 North Dakota All-State Jazz Choir

Grammy-nominated Dr. Jeremy Fox is a highly in-demand clinician, and has presented clinics and served as guest conductor of All-State and Honor choral and instrumental ensembles throughout the U.S. and Canada.  He earned his B.M. degree in Piano-Jazz Studies from Western Michigan University, and his M.M. and D.M.A. in Jazz Composition from the University of Miami. This past year, Jeremy served as a Visiting Professor of vocal jazz at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, and is now returning to Iowa as a full-time instructor at The School for Music Vocations. This summer, Jeremy coordinates the 14th Annual SMV Vocal Jazz Camps around the United States, and in Winnipeg, MB (www.VocalJazzCamp.com). He also co-conducts weeklong workshops in the U.S. and Canada each summer designed to empower music educators called the Jazz Harmony Retreat (www.JazzHarmonyRetreat.com). And in early April 2018, Jeremy will direct the first annual SMV Real Group Festival in Creston, Iowa.  
 

 

Jeremy has received 10 awards from Downbeat magazine, including ones for: Best Written Song, Best Arrangement, Studio Engineering, and for his small vocal ensemble. Jeremy’s arrangements are published with Sound Music Publications, UNC Jazz Press, Alfred Music, as well as on his www.JeremyFox.net website.  He has written for such artists as: John Secada, Theo Bleckmann, Cadence, m-pact, Terence Blanchard, and Metropolitan Opera singers Eric Owens and Denyce Graves. He is the musical director for “Bossa Nova Sinfónico”, which sets to orchestra the bossa nova music of Antonio Carlos Jobim.  He has conducted the show with the Costa Rican National Orchestra, the Symphonic Orchestra of Campeche and Coyoacán, and the National Symphonic Orchestra of Cuba.  He has also twice acted as the guest conductor for the Henry Mancini Institute Jazz Orchestra, based in Miami. Jeremy’s inaugural album “With Love” (Jazzbill Records) was released to iTunes and Amazon in April 2014 to rave reviews.  It features his big band and orchestral arrangements for a phenomenal line-up of singers, including Rose Max and Ramatis Moraes, Kevin Mahogany, Kate Reid, Kate McGarry, Lauren Kinhan and Peter Eldridge (from the New York Voices), Anders Edenroth, Derek Fawcett, Wendy Pedersen, and Sunny Wilkinson.  His arrangement of “All My Tomorrows” featuring Kate McGarry was nominated for “Best Arrangement – Instruments and Vocals” at the 57th Annual Grammy™ Awards.