Marty Jabara

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MARTY JABARA is a pianist, percussionist, composer, producer, musical director, arranger, songwriter and
studio musician living in Hamburg, Germany.

Live Performance / Studio
Christina Aguilera
Carl Anderson  
Franziska Ball

Joanne Bell
Jim Belushi
Kevin Brandon
Angela Carole Brown
Jason Robert Brown
Claude Bolling
Carol Burnett
George Burns
Debra Byrd
Sammy Cahn
Vinnie Colaiuta
Billy Childs
Stanley Clarke
Natalie Cole
Phil Collins
Lynn Coulter
Randy Crenshaw
Billy Daniels
Billy Davis, Jr.
Sammy Davis Jr.
Plácido Domingo
Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds
Martin Ernst
Victor Feldman
Tovah Feldshuh
Allen Fitzpatrick
Bruce Fowler
Robert Guillaume
Corky Hale  
Lani Hall
Niki Haris
Sam Harris
Richie Havens
Edwin Hawkins, Jr.  
Marilu Henner
Sean Holt
Bob Hope
Linda Hopkins
Brian D'Arcy James
Jeffrey Kahane
Robbie Krieger
Robert Kyle
Cleo Laine
Steve Lawrence

Ronnie Laws
Jerry Lewis
Yo-Yo Ma
Henry Mancini
Barry Manilow
Frank Marocco
Amanda McBroom
Marilyn McCoo
Bette Midler
Anna Montanaro
Rita Moreno
Barbara Morrison
Mortonette
Megan Mullally
Mark Murphy
Bill Murray
Marni Nixon
Helen O'Connell
Donald O'Connor
Catherine O'Hara
Tonya Pinkins
Greg Poree
Don Preston
Bonnie Raitt
John Raitt
Lou Rawls
Dianne Reeves
Joan Rivers
Jan Roper
Paul Rodriguez
John Rubinstein
Boz Scaggs
Robin Skye
Lea Solanga
Paul Sorvino
Richard Stolzman
Yma Sumac
Ron Taylor
DeBorah Sharpe Taylor
Ron Townsend
Tracy Ullman
Jerry Vale
Jennifer Leigh Warren
Maxine Weldon
Brian Wilson
Queen Yahna


Television / Cable
Film
America's Most Wanted
Anamaniacs
Bob Hope Superbowl Special
Captain Planet  
Ich Tarzan, Du Jane
Knight Rider
Murder, She Wrote
Northern Exposure
Playboy Channel Hot List
Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour
The Simpsons
Tracey Ullman Show
Yogi Bear Show


Braveheart
Bugs Bunny in Carrotblanca
Critters
Extremities
Fatal Instinct
Higher Learning
Little Big League
McHale's Navy
Mighty Ducks II
Newsies
Brave Little Toaster
Oliver & Company
Panther


Theater  
SHOW VENUE FEATURING

Aladdin
Could It Be Magic
Damn Yankees
Das Wunder von Bern
Der geschenkte Gaul
Die kleine französische Meerjungfrau
Dreamgirls
Forever Plaid
From the Top
Hair
Hildegard Knef - eine Femmage
Ich war noch niemals in New York
It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues
King of Jazz: Satchmo

Lion King (Der König der Löwen)
Man of La Mancha
Mann O Mann
Marilyn-Das Musical
'Ne Dame werd' ich nie
Oh Happy Day!
Oklahoma
Phantom der Oper
Porgy and Bess
Play It Again, Ray
Tarzan
Teñoritas
Urinetown
Wild Women Blues

Theater an der Elbe, Hamburg
Mercury Theatre, Chicago
Orange County Perf. Arts Center
Theater an der Elbe
Germany, Switzerland, Austria
Germany, Austria
Kehrwieder Theater, Hamburg
Canon Theater, Beverly Hills, CALong Beach Civic Light Opera
Burgfestspiele Bad Vilbel
Germany, Austria
Operettenhaus, Hamburg
Los Angeles Theatre Center
Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark
Theater im Hafen, Hamburg
Long Beach Civic Light Opera
St. Pauli Theater
Deutsches Schauspielhaus, Hamburg
Kammertheater Karlsruhe
Germany, Austria
University of Southern California
Neue Flora Theater, Hamburg
Wiltern Theater, Los Angeles
Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy
Neue Flora Theater, Hamburg
Hamburg, Berlin, Köln
Matrix Theater, Los Angeles
Berlin, Paris, Hamburg, Lisbon, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Vienna, Ljubljana, Munich

Ensemble
Barry Manilow
Jerry Lewis
Ensemble
Franziska Ball
Franziska Ball
Darrin Byrd
Ensemble
Carol Burnett
Korbinian Arendt
Franziska Ball
Ensemble
Ron Taylor, DeBorah Taylor
Alvin LeBass

Ensemble
Peisha McFee
Ensemble
Anna Montanaro
Franziska Ball
Joanne Bell, Queen Yahna
Levar Burton
Mathias Edenborn, Valerie Link
Los Angeles Opera
Ron Williams
Anton Zetterholm, Elizabeth Hübert
Vera Bolton, Anna Bolk
John Rubinstein
Linda Hopkins, Maxine Weldon,
Mortonette

CD Producer
The Source
Chansons d'amour fou
Hildegard Knef - eine Femmage
King of Jazz: Satchmo
Wild Women Blues

Original songs
Soundtrack
Soundtrack
Soundtrack
Soundtrack
2009
2009
2009
2004
2000
        

Miscellaneous Credits
Along with Dr. Robert Reiher, Ph.D., Jabara is the co-founder of Brain Symphony, a consulting firm and media product
company that combines musical metaphors with contemporary brain research to guide progressive members of the
business community toward fulfillment in their personal, professional and family lives.

NBC Nightly News profiled Jabara and Dr. Susumo Ohno, co-authors of a research paper presented to the Nobel
Academy in Stockholm In 1985 exploring the relationship between genetic structure and music. This project was
published in Molecular Evolution of Life (Cambridge University Press, 1986).

Jabara performed the world premiere of Concerto for Strings and Percussion by Boris Pillin with the Pasadena Chamber
Orchestra.

Education
University of Michigan School of Music
University of Southern California - B.A., Music Performance
Dick Grove School of Music - Certification in Composing, Arranging and Film Scoring
Pacific Oaks College - M.A., Psychology
 
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