Frank Duvall

Adjunct Professor of Jazz Bass and Double Bass

Address: Cato Center
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Mr Duvall received an undergraduate degree in Jazz Performance and a Masters degree in Composition and Arranging from the University of South Carolina. During his masters degree, he was privileged to study composition and arranging under Dr. Dick Goodwin and jazz bass with New York bassist Michael Moore. Upon graduation, he moved to New York City, where he played the Blue Note and Birdland jazz clubs, performed in off-Broadway shows and worked extensively in recording studios on music for television and movies. Mr. Duvall's resume includes performances with Marian McPartland, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie, Buddy DeFranco, Chris Vadalla, Carl Fontana, Nneenna Freelon, Chris Potter, and Bill Charlap. Mr. Duvall leads the Frank Duvall Jazz Trio and performs throughout the area with other various ensembles. For more information:

Courses Taught

MUSC 121 - Class Piano I
MUSC 122 - Class Piano II
MUSC 298 - Repertory Class: Piano
MUSC 355 - Chamber Music
MUSP 212 - Applied Music: Piano
MUSP 412 - Applied Music: Piano