Dr. David Manson, D.M.A.


Dr. David  Manson, D.M.A.

Office Information

Campus
Location
Title
Email
Phone
Fax
St. Petersburg / Gibbs  |  Directions & Campus Map
ET 202
Professor
manson.david@spcollege.edu
(727) 341-4363
(727) 444-6245


Office Schedule


MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St. Petersburg / Gibbs, EI 202
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St. Petersburg / Gibbs, EI 202
1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
St. Petersburg / Gibbs, EI 202
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St. Petersburg / Gibbs, EI 202
1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
St. Petersburg / Gibbs, EI 202
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. Petersburg / Gibbs, EI 202
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
St. Petersburg / Gibbs, EI 202


Biography


 

David Manson is a trombonist, composer, improvisor, presenter and music technologist. His degrees include a doctorate from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. A musician with diverse interests, he began his performance career with positions in the Florida West Coast Symphony Orchestra and Memphis Symphony Orchestra. He taught low brass and jazz studies at Indiana State University from 1983-89 before returning to Florida. He has been soloist and composer with the BONK New Music Festival, Subtropics New Music Festival, Society of Composers and SEAMUS. He has performed and recorded with Cecil Taylor, Sam Rivers, Eugene Chadbourne, John Lindberg, Davey Williams and other innovators.

He toured with the Glenn Miller Orchestra and backed legendary artists including Burt Bacharach, Henry Mancini, Tommy Tune, James Moody, Kevin Mahogany and others. He was trombonist and arranger for Bogus Pomp, an acclaimed Frank Zappa repertoire band. His 2002 recording “Fluid Motion” with jazz legend Sam Rivers, was selected by JazzTimes critic Duck Baker as his “vote for jazz record of the year.”

David is a recipient of Artist Fellowships in music composition from the Florida Arts Council (1999 & 2005), a Fulbright-Hays project in Turkey, an artist feature in the Southern Arts Federations JazzSouth radio program, and grants from Meet The Composer. He worked with Cecil Taylor at the Atlantic Center for the Arts and was artist-in-residence at the Sound Arts Workshop in Miami. David served eight years on the board of the Pinellas County Arts Council (1995-2003) and was a composer-in-residence with the Moving Current Dance Collective and federal education project Studiopeace. His orchestral works have been performed by the Florida Orchestra and others. 

David directs the
EMIT series of adventurous with awards from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Chamber Music America and ASCAP. David is also former director of the Tampa Bay Composers' Forum (1995-2003). Through EMIT and the Composers Forum, David has presented over 230 concerts of new music in Pinellas County. David also started music technology courses at SPC in the mid-1990s and is a founding developer in the MIRA (Music Industry/Recording Arts) program at St. Petersburg. David currently writes music columns for Creative Pinellas. He performs with Brazilian group O Som Do Jazz and directs the Helios Jazz Orchestra, resident ensemble at SPC.




Subjects Taught


Music, Music: Applied


Course Schedule


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0485   Summer Term 2014
CourseSectionCampusFormatStartsEnds
MUH 1110  INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC 203 SPGOnline May 26 2014Jul 3 2014
MUH 1110  INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC 429 SPGOnline May 26 2014Jul 3 2014
MUS 1360  MUSIC AND COMPUTERS 205 SPGIn Class May 19 2014Jul 25 2014
MVB 1013  APPLIED MUSIC ENRICHMENT - TROMBONE 1456 SPGIn Class May 19 2014Jul 25 2014
0475   Fall Term 2013
CourseSectionCampusFormatStartsEnds
MUH 1110  INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC 631 SPGOnline Aug 26 2013Oct 11 2013
MUM 2600  MUSIC TECHNOLOGY AND RECORDING TECHNIQUES I 2016 SPGIn Class Aug 19 2013Dec 13 2013
MUM 2600  MUSIC TECHNOLOGY AND RECORDING TECHNIQUES I 2018 SPGIn Class Aug 19 2013Dec 13 2013
MUN 1710  JAZZ BAND 1638 SPGIn Class Aug 19 2013Dec 13 2013
MUN 1710  JAZZ BAND 639 SPGIn Class Aug 19 2013Dec 13 2013
MVB 1313  APPLIED MUSIC PRINCIPAL - TROMBONE 4987 SPGIn Class Aug 19 2013Dec 13 2013