UCF Music Department
Marty M Morell

Marty M Morell

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Martin.Morell@ucf.edu
917 856 3896
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Martin Morell

Professional Musician and Educator

Department of Music, School of Performing Arts

The University of Central Florida

4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, FL 32816-1354

PH 917 856 3896

Areas of Expertise

·        Percussion

·        Drummer

·        Music Producer

·        Recording Artist

·        Private studio and University studio teaching

Professional Experience

·        Personal drummer for Robert Goulet, Diahann Carrol (1964-67)

·        Principal Drummer, Bill Evans Trio (1967-74)

·        Drummer, Duke Ellington Orchestra (2005-2012)

·        Drummer, Jeff Rupert Quartet (2005-present)

·        Studio Drummer & Percussionist (1974-present)

o   Recordings and performances drumming with Art Farmer, Zoot Sims, Stan Getz, Oscar Peterson, Barny Kessel, Herb Ellis, Milt Jackson, Rob McConnell, Steve Kuhn, Gary McFarland, Ron Carter, Tom Harrell, George Colman, Marian McPartland, Moe Koffman, Guido Basso, Al Cohn, Sammy Nestico, Don Sebesky, Eddie Gomez, Jeremy Stieg, Kenny Drew Jr and many others.

·        Percussionist, Toronto Symphony Orchestra

·        Percussionist, Hamilton Philharmonic

·        Pit Percussionist, Toronto Opera Company

·        Pit Percussionist, Canadian Opera Company

·        Pit Percussionist, Royal Winnepeg Ballet

·        Percussionist, Orlando Philharmonic

·        Percussionist, Brevard County Symphony

Broadway Pit Percussionist

·        A Chorus Line

·        Evita

·        42nd St

·        Singin’ in the Rain

·        Cabaret

·        Sophisticated Ladies

·        Kismet, Oklahoma

·        Sunset Boulevard

·        Kiss Me Kate (National Tour)

·        Ragtime (Broadway and National tour)

·        Seussical the Musical (Cathy Rigby National Tour)

·        Phantom of the Opera (1989-98)

Television and Film Work

·        National TV shows (CFTO TV Ontario, Canada)

·        Stars on Ice

·        Circus

·        Miss Canada

·        Juno Awards (Canadian Grammys)

·        Patsy Gallant Show

·        100’s of TV Commercials

·        Station ID’s

·        100’s of CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Company) TV Productions (1974- 1998)

Discography

With Canadian Brass

·         Red, White & Brass (1991)

·         Red Hot Jazz (1993)

·         Seen and Heard (2004)

With Bill Evans

·         What's New (Verve, 1969)

·         The Secret Sessions Recorded at the Village Vanguard, discs 7 and 8 (Milestone Records, 1969 and 1973, respectively)

·         Autumn Leaves (Lotus, 1969)

·         Jazzhouse (Milestone, 1969)

·         You're Gonna Hear from Me (Milestone, 1969)

·         Quiet Now (Charly, 1969)

·         From Left to Right (MGM, 1970)

·         Montreux II (CTI, 1970)

·         The Bill Evans Album (Columbia, 1971)

·         Living Time (Columbia, 1972)

·         The Tokyo Concert (Fantasy, 1973)

·         Half Moon (Milestone, 1973)

·         Since We Met (Fantasy, 1974)

·         Re: Person I Knew (Fantasy, 1974)

·         Symbiosis (MPS, 1974)

·         But Beautiful (Milestone, 1974)

·         Blue in Green: The Concert in Canada (Milestone, 1974)

·         Bill Evans Trio in Buenos Aires, Vol. 1: 1973 Concert (1991)

·         Paris (1965) (1992)

·         Live in Tokyo (1994)

·         The Secret Sessions (1996)

·         Half Moon Bay (1998)

·         Piano Player (1998)

·         Koln Concert 1976 (2005)

·         Live in Rome 1979 (2005)

·         Waltz for Debby: The Complete 1969 Pescara Festival (2005)

·         Complete February 1972 Paris ORTF Performance (2006)

·         Evolution of a Trio (2006)

·         Live in Ottawa 1974 (2007)

·         In Helsinki 1970 (2009)

·         Live in Paris 1974 (2009)

·         Live at Art D'Lugoff's Top of the Gate (2012)

·         Momentum (2012)[7]

With The Jazz Professors

·         The Jazz Professors: Live at the UCF-Orlando Jazz Festival (Flying Horse, 2012)

·         Do That Again (Flying Horse, 2013)

With Rob McConnell & the Boss Brass

·         Big Band Jazz (1978)

·         Present Perfect (1981)

·         Live in Digital (1992)

With Gábor Szabó

·         The Sorcerer (Impulse!, 1967)

·         More Sorcery (Impulse!, 1967)

With Kenny Wheeler

·         Ensemble Fusionaire (CBC, 1976)

·         1976 (1976)

With others

·         The October Suite Steve Kuhn/Gary McFarland (1966)

·         The College Concert, Pee Wee Russell and Red Allen (Impulse!, 1966)

·         Monium, Jeremy Steig (Columbia, 1974)

·         New Life, Bernie Senensky (1975)

·         Museum Pieces, Moe Koffman (1978)

·         Back Again, The Hi-Lo's (1979)

·         Night Flight, Sammy Nestico (1986)

·         I Remember Bill: Tribute to Bill Evans, Don Sebesky (1998)

·         Magic Voices, The Singers Unlimited (1998)

·         A Man and His Music, Claus Ogerman (2004)

·         Sketch for Summer, Gary McFarland (2008)

·         Coral Sea, Kenny Drew Jr. (Random Act, 2012)[7]

Teaching experience

·         Mohawk College (Hamilton, Ontario, CA) 1985-86

·        Private lessons, Workshops

·        Clinics (1993-2001)

·        University of Central Florida (2005-Present)

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Teaching

·        Jazz drum set on an advanced level. Prepare students for the Professional world.

·        Coaching Jazz Chamber group.

Education

Manhattan School of Music, studied with Paul Price

Julliard School of Music, studied with Morris Goldenberg and Saul Goodman (1961-64)

Research Interests

Wood Working, Golf, Cooking

Recent Research Activities

60 years performance experience

Awards

Grammy Award "The Bill Evans Album" 1973

Activities

Jeff Rupert Quartet
M&M Latin Jazz Ensemble

Courses

No courses found for Spring 2021.

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80971 MUN5716L Jazz Chamber Group Face to Face Instruction (P) Not Online
No Description Available
80849 MVJ1219 Jazz Drum Set Ⅰ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available

        Today’s Modern Jazz Drummer is a complete musician capable of performing in a variety of musical situations. He must have total command of his instrument and have a good understanding of many different styles of music.  Excellent sight reading skills, good technique and completely understanding the role of “Drummer” in a small or large group is essential.  

The purpose of the “Jazz Drum Set” course is to address these issues and to examine the evolution of “Drum set” from the late 1800’s to the present. The instructor will be responsible for conveying methods of how to develop the drum set skills necessary for employment in the music industry and also to show how the history of “Drum Set” applies to today’s Modern Jazz Drummer.

80850 MVJ2229 Jazz Drum Set Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available

        Today’s Modern Jazz Drummer is a complete musician capable of performing in a variety of musical situations. He must have total command of his instrument and have a good understanding of many different styles of music.  Excellent sight reading skills, good technique and completely understanding the role of “Drummer” in a small or large group is essential.  

The purpose of the “Jazz Drum Set” course is to address these issues and to examine the evolution of “Drum set” from the late 1800’s to the present. The instructor will be responsible for conveying methods of how to develop the drum set skills necessary for employment in the music industry and also to show how the history of “Drum Set” applies to today’s Modern Jazz Drummer.

80963 MVJ3339 Jazz Drum Set Ⅲ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available

        Today’s Modern Jazz Drummer is a complete musician capable of performing in a variety of musical situations. He must have total command of his instrument and have a good understanding of many different styles of music.  Excellent sight reading skills, good technique and completely understanding the role of “Drummer” in a small or large group is essential.  

The purpose of the “Jazz Drum Set” course is to address these issues and to examine the evolution of “Drum set” from the late 1800’s to the present. The instructor will be responsible for conveying methods of how to develop the drum set skills necessary for employment in the music industry and also to show how the history of “Drum Set” applies to today’s Modern Jazz Drummer.

80964 MVJ4349 Jazz Drum Set Ⅳ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available

        Today’s Modern Jazz Drummer is a complete musician capable of performing in a variety of musical situations. He must have total command of his instrument and have a good understanding of many different styles of music.  Excellent sight reading skills, good technique and completely understanding the role of “Drummer” in a small or large group is essential.  

The purpose of the “Jazz Drum Set” course is to address these issues and to examine the evolution of “Drum set” from the late 1800’s to the present. The instructor will be responsible for conveying methods of how to develop the drum set skills necessary for employment in the music industry and also to show how the history of “Drum Set” applies to today’s Modern Jazz Drummer.

80962 MVJ5359C Jazz Drum Set Ⅴ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available

        Today’s Modern Jazz Drummer is a complete musician capable of performing in a variety of musical situations. He must have total command of his instrument and have a good understanding of many different styles of music.  Excellent sight reading skills, good technique and completely understanding the role of “Drummer” in a small or large group is essential.  

The purpose of the “Jazz Drum Set” course is to address these issues and to examine the evolution of “Drum set” from the late 1800’s to the present. The instructor will be responsible for conveying methods of how to develop the drum set skills necessary for employment in the music industry and also to show how the history of “Drum Set” applies to today’s Modern Jazz Drummer.

80965 MVJ6369C Jazz Drum Set Ⅵ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available

        Today’s Modern Jazz Drummer is a complete musician capable of performing in a variety of musical situations. He must have total command of his instrument and have a good understanding of many different styles of music.  Excellent sight reading skills, good technique and completely understanding the role of “Drummer” in a small or large group is essential.  

The purpose of the “Jazz Drum Set” course is to address these issues and to examine the evolution of “Drum set” from the late 1800’s to the present. The instructor will be responsible for conveying methods of how to develop the drum set skills necessary for employment in the music industry and also to show how the history of “Drum Set” applies to today’s Modern Jazz Drummer.

81010 MVP3431 Percussion Ⅲ Face to Face Instruction (P) F 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available

No courses found for Summer 2020.

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
18155 MUN3714 Jazz Combo Face to Face Instruction (P) Not Online
No Description Available
17445 MVJ1219 Jazz Drum Set Ⅰ Face to Face Instruction (P) Not Online
No Description Available
17446 MVJ2229 Jazz Drum Set Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) Not Online
No Description Available
17522 MVJ3339 Jazz Drum Set Ⅲ Face to Face Instruction (P) Not Online
No Description Available
17523 MVJ4349 Jazz Drum Set Ⅳ Face to Face Instruction (P) Not Online
No Description Available
17552 MVJ5359C Jazz Drum Set Ⅴ Face to Face Instruction (P) Not Online
No Description Available
17553 MVJ6369C Jazz Drum Set Ⅵ Face to Face Instruction (P) Not Online
No Description Available
17311 MVP2421 Percussion Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) F 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
90356 MUN3714 Jazz Combo Face to Face Instruction (P) Not Online
No Description Available
89657 MVJ1219 Jazz Drum Set Ⅰ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available
89658 MVJ2229 Jazz Drum Set Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available
89778 MVJ3339 Jazz Drum Set Ⅲ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available
89779 MVJ4349 Jazz Drum Set Ⅳ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available
89777 MVJ5359C Jazz Drum Set Ⅴ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available
89780 MVJ6369C Jazz Drum Set Ⅵ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available
89535 MVP2421 Percussion Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) F 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available

Updated: Aug 10, 2020

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