About Paul F
Paul Fredericks is a 31 year old jazz pianist and guitarist. He began studying music at Cooperative Arts & Humanities Magnet High School as well as Neighborhood Music School both in New Haven. During his high school years he also participated as one of the students to partake in Yale School of Music & Media Studies special “Cool Schools” Summer Program and WFSB Special.
He has trained under such notable musicians and composers such as:
James Moody – Famous Jazz Saxophonist legend, playing with Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, Charles Mingus and more. He won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album for his album Moody 4B.
Eric Singer – is an American hard rock drummer, best known as the drummer of the legendary Kiss, he also performed with Black Sabbath, Alice Cooper, Lita Ford, Brian May, Gary Moore, & more.
Jeffrey Johnson – University of Bridgeport Associate Dean & Professor of Music, and renowned classical music reviewer for some of the nation’s biggest media outlets.
Chris Coogan – University of Bridgeport Jazz Piano Teacher, called “a masterful pianist” by the New York Times, Chris Coogan is a composer, performer, teacher, choir director and producer.
Patrick Smith – Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School lead music teacher, WCSU Percussion Instructor, toured with: Paul Cetera, Aretha Franklin, & the Rolling Stones.
Dan Arcamone – University of Bridgeport Jazz Guitar Teacher, Artist Recording Collective artist, guitarist, composer, and educator hailing from Norwalk, CT.
Gary Burton – Berklee School of Music Instructor, his long career as a performer, teacher, improviser, recording artist, and mentor to generations of musicians, playing with Chick Corea, Chet Atkins, Stan Getz, Quincy Jones, Pat Metheny. Along the way, he has been nominated for more than a dozen Grammy Awards, winning seven.
Check out some of my music below, ranging from Christmas music, electronic music, to jazz piano!
Paul has worked as a studio musician on projects such as:
Studio Musician – Hilly Michaels Pop; This
Studio Musician – Planet Norris; Live My Life My Way
Studio Musician – NP2; EP
Paul has also worked as a composer on multiple projects such as:
Composer – Dig Em’ Up; PC Video Game
Composer – Mr. Moore’s Last Seconds; Browser Video Game by “Hexaton Studios” for Ludum Dare 27 Competition (Received 5th in Audio out of 2,213)
Composer – The Last Hope; Android Game by “ByChance Game Studios”
Composer – Assault; PC Game by “Absolute Studios”
Composer – Battle For Wesnoth; (Return to Ruins SP Campaign) Steam Video Game
Paul was also the Chief Education Officer for PianoGym.com a free Music Educational Website. During the majority of 2021
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