JEREMY S. MARTIN is the Staff Composer & Arranger for the USAF Band of Mid-America at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. An Alabama native, Martin completed his Bachelor of Music degree at Tennessee Technological University where he studied composition with Robert Jager and conducting with Joseph Hermann. He later completed a Master’s in Wind Conducting from the University of Alabama where he studied conducting with Kenneth Ozzello and John Ratledge.
Before joining the Air Force in 2000, Martin taught middle school & high school bands in Tennessee. He has written extensively for bands nationwide, and has appeared as a guest conductor and clinician for bands throughout the United States. He is a member of ASCAP, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and the Music Educators’ National Conference (MENC), and is likely the only person to ever admit that he has played “principal contrabass clarinet.”
He has written extensively for bands nationwide, and has been a guest conductor and clinician for high school, college, and military bands throughout the United States. TSgt Martin's original works have been published by LudwigMasters, Bandworks Publications, and Carl Fisher, and he is the only person in the world to admit that he has played "principal contrabass clarinet." TSgt Martin is a member of ASCAP, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and the Music Educators' National Conference (MENC).