Jordan Frazier Double Bass
Helicon PerformancesSymposium 96 - The Schubert Octet
Symposium 74 - 20th ANNIVERSARY
Symposium 44 - A SCHUBERTIADE
Bassist, Jordan Frazier was appointed a member of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra in 2006. He is a former member of the L’Orchestra Ciudad de Barcelona, and currently is a member of the American Composers Orchestra, the Westchester Philharmonic, and the American Symphony Orchestra. In addition, he has performed with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, New York City Opera, American Ballet Theater, Brooklyn Philharmonic, and the Mark Morris Dance Company. Equally at home playing period music, Mr. Frazier has performed since 1996 at the historic Carmel Bach Festival in California, where he holds the principal bass position. He has also performed and recorded with the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, both in Toronto and at the Klang und Raum Festival in Bavaria.
A frequent chamber musician, Mr. Frazier has performed as a guest with Bargemusic, Helicon Ensemble, Speculum Musicae, The Los Angeles Piano Quartet, The Corigliano Quartet, and the Perspectives Ensemble. Recording Credits include Sony Classical, Nonesuch, London, Decca/Argo, EMI, Koch, Musical Heritage Society, and Deutsche Grammophon.
A native of Cleveland, Mr. Frazier received his musical training at the Interlochen Arts Academy and the Manhattan School of Music, and former teachers have included Scott Haigh, Timothy Cobb, and Donald Palma. He is currently on the Faculty of the Mannes College of Music. Jordan lives in Manhattan with his wife, bassoonist Laura Koepke, and their two sons, Nicholas and Calvin.