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Qualifications

MSc Music Technology
BMus(Hons)
LWCMD
PGCE
FHEA
Apple Accredited Trainer for Logic Pro X

About

Main teaching areas:

  • Music Technology
  • Composition for Media
  • Synthesis
  • Acoustics
  • MSc Final Research Project

And I work as a freelance musician: trumpet player, composer and arranger.

Experience

I have been a lecturer since 2002.
I play trumpet with the Capital City Jazz Orchestra. Also Fat Barry’s Soul Band, Symphony Sid and the Swing Kings, Jeff Hooper Swing Easy Band, Phil Dando Big Band, Bogart, Madassa Soul Band, Brother Ray, Riverbrew, and I have played trumpet in many theatre shows, pantomimes, summer seasons and on cruise liners.
“The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana” dir. Peter Levin, 1982 (music production team)
Jethro Tull, 1985, “A Classic Case” (music production team)

Publications

BBC Cymru Big Band, 1988 TV Series (trumpet player)
Beta Band, 2004, “Heroes to Zeros” (trumpet player)
Kids in Glass Houses, 2009, “Dirt” (trumpet player)

External

External Examiner: BA Music Production and BA Music Performance at Hull College.
Member of Validation Panel: FD Sound & Music Technology and BA Sound & Music Technology top up at Calderdale College.

Research

With Andy Cooper: we have designed and built – and are now testing – prototype acoustically transparent headphones.

Areas of Expertise

Computer Based Audio Engineering
Big Band Arranging
Lead trumpet

Twitter

@neil_a_martin

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