ianfroman

A seasoned, creative and working musician, Ian moved to the US from Ottawa, Canada, where he began playing drums in his early teens. Ian’s formal studies in Jazz Performance began first at Berklee College of Music. Afterwards, in 1984, he was selected to attend the Atlantic Center for the Arts in Florida to study with Elvin Jones and then with Miroslav Vitous at the New England Conservatory in 1986. Ian is a faculty member at Berklee College of Music, Drummers Collective, New School University and City College of New York. Ian lives in New York City, where he has performed and recorded with many of the city’s top artists. His extensive touring in North America, Europe, and Asia has included club, concert, and festival appearances, as well as television and radio broadcasts with such artists as John Abercrombie, Jerry Bergonzi, Michael Brecker, Gary Burton, Marc Copland, Garry Dial, Matthew Garrison, George Garzone, Larry Goldings, Mick Goodrick, Larry Grenadier, Tim Hagans, Craig Handy, John Hart, Kevin Hayes, Dave Holland, Dave Liebman, Rick Margitza, Cecil McBee, Ron McClure, Ben Monder, George Mraz, Mike Stern, John Taylor, Mirosolav Vitous, and Kenny Wheeler. He has received two Canadian Juno Awards (1998, 1999), two Jazz Report Magazine awards (1998, 1999), and a West Coast Music Award (1998) for his work with the Canadian group Metalwood. Ian’s discography is also extensive. The extensive range and depth of his musical background can be appreciated by listening to his work on Rick Margitza’s Heart of Hearts, Sheryl Bailey’s Power of 3 CD’s, Wolfgang Schalk’s Quartet CD’s, The Mike Murley/David Braid Quartet, Laszlo Gardony’s The Secret, Manu Pekar’s Passages, Ahmad Mansour’s Penumbra, Episode, Oxiana and Tumbleweed.

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Product Details/Samples Ian Froman tracks, 14 jazz standards
Product Details/Samples Ian Froman tracks minus drums, 14 jazz standards
Product Details/Samples Ian Froman tracks minus guitar, 14 jazz standards
Product Details/Samples Ian Froman tracks minus bass, 14 jazz standards
Product Details/Samples Ian Froman Tracks minus melody, 14 jazz standards
All Blues
All Blues standard tempo minus drums
All Blues standard tempo minus guitar
All Blues standard tempo minus bass
All Blues up tempo
All Blues up tempo minus drums
All Blues up tempo minus guitar
All Blues up tempo minus bass
Cantaloupe Island
Cantaloupe Island minus drums

Cantaloupe Island minus guitar
Cantaloupe Island minus bass
Donna Lee
Donna Lee minus drums

Donna Lee minus guitar
Donna Lee minus bass
Giant Steps
Giant Steps minus drums
Giant Steps minus guitar
Giant Steps minus bass
Giant Steps up tempo
Giant Steps up tempo minus drums
Giant Steps up tempo minus guitar
Giant Steps up tempo minus bass
I Remember April
I Remember April minus drums
I Remember April minus guitar
I Remember April minus bass
Impressions
Impressions minus drums
Impressions minus guitar
Impressions minus bass
Maiden Voyage
Maiden Voyage minus drums
Maiden Voyage minus guitar
Maiden Voyage minus bass
My Little Suede Shoes
My Little Suede Shoes minus drums
My Little Suede Shoes minus guitar
My Little Suede Shoes minus bass
So What
So What minus drums
So What minus guitar
So What minus bass
Solar
Solar minus drums
Solar minus guitar
Solar minus bass
Some Day My Prince Will Come
Some Day My Prince Will Come minus drums
Some Day My Prince Will Come minus guitar
Some Day My Prince Will Come minus bass
St. Thomas
St. Thomas minus drums
St. Thomas minus guitar
St. Thomas minus bass

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