Operations Staff/Sound Technician
Michael’s history at the school includes meeting and taking classes with CJC founder, Susan Muscarella, at the UC Jazz Ensembles (University of California, Berkeley) in 1989. He later followed Susan to study at her new school, called The Jazz School, in 1998. Michael was first employed at the California Jazz Conservatory as a freelance Sound Technician starting in 2005, he later joined the Operations Staff in 2015. Michael has also continually worked as a Music Educator for 29 years with Living Jazz, at a yearly event called Jazz Camp West, teaching mostly classes in Jazz Theory and Improvisation.