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CURRICULUM VITAE DAVID A. JAFFE

PERSONAL DATA Address: 295 Purdue Ave., Kensington, CA. 94708

Phone: (510) 526-4805

Birthplace: Newark, N.J.

Birthdate: April 29, 1955

EDUCATION 1983 Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Music Composition, Stanford University.

1980 Master of Arts degree in Music Composition, Stanford University.

1979 Bachelor of Arts degree in Music, Bennington College.

1976 Ithaca College School of Music.

POSITIONS 1994- Senior Scientist. Ahead, Inc. (half time). Sound programming for multi-media PC and Macintosh application combining video, graphics, sounds and interactive performance input from custom hardware.

1994 Visiting Lecturer in Composition, University of California at San Diego. Graduate composition seminar and undergraduate course in computer music.

1992-- Software consultant. Clients include Modernsoft, Inc.; Stanford University; Pinnacle Research, Inc.; 3DO, Inc.; Whitelight, Inc.

1992 Visiting Lecturer in Composition, Princeton University. Graduate composition seminar and undergraduate course in computer music.

1990--91 National Endowment for the Arts Composer-In-Residence with Chanticleer. Included commission for three new works and seven concerts of my work, in which I participated as conductor and percussionist and gave pre-concert lectures.

1990 Rockefeller Foundation Visiting Composer to LIPM, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Directed intensive workshop in computer music composition and presented two concerts of my music, in which I participated as violinist and mandolinist.

1989--1990 Violinist in Afro-Cuban charanga-style ensemble, "Tambau y Cuerdas".

1986--1991 Computer Music Composer/Software Engineer, NeXT Computers Inc. (half time). Designed and implemented the NeXT Music Kit, an innovative computer music software system.

1983,85,89,91 Lecturer, Stanford University. Designed curriculum and wrote the text for four courses in composition and computer music at graduate and undergraduate levels.

1984-1986 Research Associate, Stanford University. Research in ensemble interaction in computer music, machine- understanding of music and synthesizer design. Produced compact disc "Dinosaur Music..."

1979-1983 Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant, Stanford University. Taught undergraduate 20th century analysis, orchestration, ear training and 18th century counterpoint. Research in plucked string synthesis. Produced sound examples for "The Science of Musical Sound" by John Pierce, Scientific American Library, 1982.

1980 Composer-in-Residence, Composers' Forum and Chamber Music Conference of the East at Bennington. Included commission and performance of two new works.

1978 Violinist with Christian Seguret/Tony Trischka Ensemble.

1976-1978 First violinist in Bennington String Quartet Included performances in Denver, San Francisco, Chicago and Los Angeles.

1973--1975 Violinist in bluegrass-style ensemble, "Bottle Hill."Extensive touring in Northeast U.S.

1972--1985 Private teaching of guitar, violin and composition.

1969--1973 Mandolinist, guitarist, violinist, banjo player and bass player in various ensembles.

PUBLICATIONS OF COMPOSITIONS Ellis Island Sonata, Plucked String Editions Inc., PO Box 11125, Arlington, VA, 1987.

Silicon Valley Breakdown, Schott, Weihergaten 5, 6500 Mainz, Germany, 1988.

RECORDINGS OF COMPOSITIONS XXIst century mandolin, acoustic and computer music for the mandolin by David A. Jaffe. Compact disc, Well-Tempered Productions WTP 5164, 1994, distributed by Allegro. Includes Grass Valley Fire, 1988---Modern Mandolin Quartet. American Miniatures---computer processed sound. Ellis Island Sonata---David Jaffe, mandolin. Silicon Valley Breakdown---computer-generated sound.

intercambio/exchange, computer music from Buenos Aires and California Compact disc, CCRMA, LIPM, CRCA, and the Rockefeller Foundation, 1994. Includes American Miniatures---computer-processed sound.

The Virtuoso in the Computer Age--V. Compact disc, CDCM Vol. 15. CRC 2190 Centaur, 1994. Includes Terra Non Firma---Stanford Cello Qt. with David Jaffe, conductor & Mathews Radio Baton. Wildlife (Jaffe/Schloss)---D. Jaffe, Zeta violin; A. Schloss, Boie/Mathews Radio Drum; live electronics with Macintosh and NeXT computers.

New Music for Orchestra. Compact disc, VMM 3024, Vienna Modern Masters, 1994. Includes Whoop for Your Life!---Krakow Radio and TV Symphony Orchestra.

CDCM Computer Music Series, Volume 8. Compact disc, CRC 2091, Centaur, 1991. Includes Telegram to the President, 1984---The Jefferson String Quartet, tape.

Dinosaur Music---Music by Chafe, Jaffe and Schottstaedt. Compact disc, WER 2016-50 Wergo, 1988. Originally published by CCRMA, Stanford, 1984. Produced by Jaffe. Includes Silicon Valley Breakdown---computer-generated sound.

Music From CCRMA 1. Cassette recording. CCRMA, Stanford University, 1983. Includes Finale from Silicon Valley Breakdown---computer-generated sound.

The Digital Domain. Compact disc, 9 60303-2 Elektra/Asylum Records, 1983. Includes Finale from Silicon Valley Breakdown---computer-generated sound.

RECORDINGS AS PERFORMER (in addition to those listed above) Heartlands, Tony Trischka. L.P. recording. Rounder, 1975.

All Old Friends, Stacy Phillips. L.P. recording. Revonah, 1975.

Light our Way Along the Highway, Bottle Hill. L.P. recording. Biograph, 1976.

Litany of Tides (Henry Brant), the San Jose Symphony Orchestra, George Cleve, conductor, Daniel Kobialka, solo violin. L.P. recording. Sonic Arts Corporation, 1983.

THEORETICAL PUBLICATIONS The Computer-Extended Ensemble. D. Jaffe and A. Schloss. 1994. Computer Music Journal, MIT Press, 18(2):78-86.

The Computer-Extended Ensemble. D. Jaffe. LULU, Revista de teorias y tecnicas musicales, 1(2), Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Efficient Dynamic Resource Management on Multiple DSPs, as Implemented in the NeXT Music Kit. D. Jaffe. Proceedings of the 1990 International Computer Music Conference, Glasgow, Scotland, Computer Music Association, pgs. 188-190.

Ensemble Timing in Computer Music. D. Jaffe. Proceedings of the 1984 International Computer Music Conference, Paris, Computer Music Association, pgs. 185-189.

Ensemble Timing in Computer Music. D. Jaffe. 1985. Computer Music Journal, MIT Press, 9(4):38-48. Reprinted as Music Dept. Tech. Rep., Stanford University, 1985.

Extensions of the Karplus-Strong Plucked-String Algorithm. D. Jaffe and J. Smith. 1983. Computer Music Journal, MIT Press, 7(2):56-69. Reprinted in book form in The Music Machine, ed. Curtis Roads, 1989, MIT Press, pgs. 481-494. Reprinted as Music Dept. Tech. Rep., Stanford University, 1983.

Intelligent Musical Instruments: The Future of Musical Performance or the Demise of the Performer? A. Schloss and D. Jaffe. Interface Journal for New Music Research, Netherlands, 22(3):183-193.

The Making of Wildlife. D. Jaffe and A. Schloss. Proceedings of the 1992 International Computer Music Conference, San Jose, CA. Computer Music Association.

Music and the Computer: Up-Ending the Family Tree. D. Jaffe. Keynote address to the 1995 Australian Computer Music Association. Proceedings of the 1995 ACMA Conference, Melbourne, Australia. ACMA. pgs. 1-5.

Music System Architecture on the NeXT Computer. J. Smith, D. Jaffe and L. Boynton. Proceedings of the 1989 Audio Engineering Society Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Musical and Extra-Musical Applications of the NeXT Music Kit. D. Jaffe. Proceedings of the 1991 International Computer Music Conf., Montreal, Computer Music Association, pgs. 521-524.

The Music Kit on a PC. D. Jaffe, J. O. Smith, N. Porcaro. 1994. Proceedings of the First Brazillian Symposium of Computation and Music, XIV Congress of the Brazillian Society of Computation, Caxambu, MG. pgs. 63-69.

An Overview of the NeXT Music Kit. D. Jaffe. Proceedings of the 1989 International Computer Music Conference, Columbus, OH, Computer Music Association, pgs. 135-138.

Ten Citeria for Evaluating Synthesis and Processing Techniques. D. Jaffe. 1995. Computer Music Journal, MIT Press, 19(1):76-87. Also: Proceedings of the First Brazillian Symposium of Computation and Music, XIV Congress of the Brazillian Society of Computation, Caxambu, MG. 53-61.

Orchestrating the Chimera---Musical Hybrids, Technology and the Development of a "Maximalist" Musical Style. D. Jaffe. 1995. Leonardo Music Journal, Vol. 5 (1995).

An Overview of the NeXT Music and Sound Kits. D. Jaffe and L. Boynton. 1989.Computer Music Journal, MIT Press, 14(2):48-55. Reprinted in book form in The Well-Tempered Object, ed. Stephen Pope, 1991, MIT Press.

Spectrum Analysis Tutorial. 1987. D. Jaffe. Computer Music Journal, MIT Press, 11(2):9-24 and 11(3):17-35.

A Synthesizer Debugger. D. Jaffe. Proceedings of the 1983 International Computer Music Conference, Rochester, NY, Computer Music Association, pgs. 110-112.

Techniques for Note Identification in Polyphonic Music. C. Chafe, D. Jaffe, K. Kashima, B. Mont-Reynaud, J. Smith. Proc. of the 1985 International Computer Music Conference, Vancouver, Canada, Computer Music Association, pgs. 399-406.

Real Time Sound Processing & Synthesis on Multiple DSPs Using the Music Kit and the Ariel QuintProcessor. D. Jaffe and J. Smith. Proceedings of the 1993 ICMC, Tokyo, Japan; CMA.

Source Separation and Note Identification in Polyphonic Music. C. Chafe and D. Jaffe. 1986 Proceedings of the International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Tokyo, Japan, 1986(2):1289-1292.

A Virtual Piano Concerto---Coupling of the Mathews/Boie Radio Drum and the Yamaha Disklavier Grand Piano in "The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World". D. Jaffe and A. Schloss. Proceedings of the 1992 International Computer Music Conference, San Jose, CA, Computer Music Association, pgs. 192-195.

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS (see also POSITIONS) 1995 MacGeorge Fellow in Composition, University of Melbourne.

1992,3 Resident Artist, Banff Centre for the Arts.

1992 National Endowment for the Arts Collaborative Fellowship to write Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

1989 National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship to write Number Man.

1988 Fellowship from USIA Funds for Musicians at International Festivals.

1986 Winner, Hamilton College Chorus Commission Competition to write Impossible Animals.

1983 National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship to write Would You Just As Soon Sing As Make That Noise?! and Bird Seasons..

1983 Prize in First Annual Newcomp Composition Contest for Silicon Valley Breakdown.

1980,3,6 Grants from N.Y. Meet-the-Composer.

1981 Grant from the Stanford Music Guild to present Generation Upon Generation.

1980 Fellowship to the Edna St. Vincent Millay Colony for the Arts.

1977 Presser Foundation Scholar.

INTERVIEWS AND ARTICLES David Jaffe: Next, Zeta Violin e altro. By Giovanni Ramello. Strumenti Musicali, N. 155, 1993.

An Interview with David A. Jaffe. By Ricardo Dal Farra. Interface Journal of New Music Research, 22(4):335-342.

An Interview with David A. Jaffe. By Patte Wood. Computer Music Journal (forthcoming).

An Introduction to the Creation of ElectroAcoustic Music. By Samuel Pellman. Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1993. Article: Guide for listening: Silicon Valley Breakdown by David A. Jaffe.

PRESENTATIONS AND GUEST LECTURES 1995 Keynote Address, Australian Computer Music Conference, Melbourne (invited speaker)

1994 International Computer Music Conference, Aarhus, Denmark

1994 I Symposio Brasileiro de Computacao e Musica, Caxambu, Brazil (invited speaker)

1993 University of California at Berkeley

1992 International Computer Music Conference, San Jose, CA

1992 Danish Computer Music Seminar, DIEM, Aarhus, Denmark (four-day seminar)

1992 Columbia University, NY

1992 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

1992 Yale University, New Haven, CT

1991 International Computer Music Conference, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

1991 USENIX Conference, Nashville, TN

1991 Stanford University Industrial Affiliates, CA

1990 Mills College, Oakland, CA

1990 San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

1990 University of California, San Diego

1990 McAllister College, Minneapolis, MN

1990 International Computer Music Conference, Glasgow, Scotland

1989 International Computer Music Conference, Ohio State University, Columbus

1989 LIPM, Buenos Aires, Argentina (two-week seminar)

1989 Stanford University Industrial Affiliates, CA

1989 Festival Por la Musica en las Americas, Buenos Aires, Argentina

1988 University of California at Berkeley

1988 Stanford University Industrial Affiliates, CA

1986 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Tokyo, Japan

1986 University of Illinois, Champaigne-Urbana

1985 International Computer Music Conference, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada

1985 Aspen Design Conference, Colorado (invited paper)

1984 International Computer Music Conference, IRCAM, Paris, France

1984 DAAD Computer Music Festival, Berlin, Germany

1983 Princeton University, NJ

1983 Connecticut College, Hartford

1983 Manhattan School of Music, NY

1983 International Computer Music Conference, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY

1982 International Computer Music Conference, Venice, Italy

COMMISSIONS 1993 Commission from the University of Victoria for Terra Non Firma.

1992 Joint commission from the Palo Alto and San Francisco chapters of the American Guild of Organists and the Organ Consortium at Stanford for No Trumpets, No Drums

1991 Commissions from Lynn Kirby for American Miniatures and Schumann Variations.

1991 Commission from Chanticleer for Man Meets Dog, Beacons of the Sky, and Songs of California.

1988 Commission from the Modern Mandolin Quartet to write Grass Valley Fire, 1988.

1988 Commission from the Redwood Symphony to write Whoop for Your Life!

1988 Commission from the Skidmore College Chorus to write Grass.

1987 Commission from Chanticleer to write The Fishing Trip.

1985 Commission from William Wallach to write Ellis Island Sonata.

1984 Commission from the Kronos Quartet to write Telegram to the President, 1984.

1983 Commission from the Mostly Modern Orchestra to write Would You Just As Soon Sing...?

1981 Commission from Julie Feves to write Damp Nights In Drafty Motels.

1980 Commission from Edward Gans to write Pieces on Poetry by Natasha Barovsky-Hidalgo.

1980 Commission from David Starobin to write May All Your Children Be Acrobats.

1978 Commission from the Woolley Foundation to write Sunday at Bean Blossom.

1978 Commission from Bennington Summers Flute Workshop to write Celebration and Remembrance.

SELECTION OF PERFORMANCES The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, for Radio Drum-driven Disklavier and ensemble 1994 Athela Ensemble, International Computer Music Conference, Aarhus, Denmark 1994 SONOR, University of California, San Diego

Terra Non Firma, for four cellos and electronic orchestra, conducted by the Mathews Radio Baton 1995 Melbourne University Faculty of Music Cello Qt., Melbourne Uni., Melb. Australia 1993 Stanford University Cello Quartet, Stanford, CA 1993 University of Victoria Cello Quartet, University of Victoria, BC, Canada

No Trumpets, No Drums, for pipe organ, trombone and percussion 1993 Conference of the American Guild of Organists, Stanford, CA

American Minatures, for computer-processed drums, voices and strings 1993 Glasgow, Scotland 1993 Columbia University, NY 1993 Minnesota Composer's Forum Concert, Minneapolis 1993 Conference of the Society for Electro-acoustic Music in the US, Austin, TX 1992 NEMO (Nordic Electro-acoustic Music Organization) festival, Aarhus, Denmark 1992 Malaga, Spain 1992 Yale University, New Haven, CT

Wildlife, for Zeta violin, Radio Drum and two computers (co-composed by A. Schloss) 1992 Jaffe, Schloss; NEMO festival, Aarhus, Denmark 1992 Jaffe, Schloss; Malaga, Spain 1992 Jaffe, Schloss; Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 1991 Jaffe, Schloss; International Computer Music Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada 1991 Jaffe, Schloss; Stanford Centenial Celebration Concert, Stanford, CA

Whoop for Your Life!, for orchestra 1991 Festival Orchestra; Cabrillo Music Festival, Santa Cruz, CA

Number Man, for oboe/english horn and voices 1991 Composer's Ensemble; Princeton University, NJ

Songs of California, for male vocal ensemble 1991 Chanticleer; George Coates Performance Works, San Francisco, CA 1991 Chanticleer; Concerts in Sacramento, Berkeley, Los Altos and San Francisco, CA

Man Meets Dog, for two choruses 1991 Chanticleer; George Coats Performance Works, San Francisco, CA 1991 Chanticleer; Concerts in Sacramento, Berkeley, San Francisco and Palo Alto, CA

Heartland Horizon, for string trio 1990 Quartet of Buenos Aires; Centro Cultural, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Grass Valley Fire, 1988, for mandolin quartet or string quartet 1990 Quartet of Argentina; Centro Cultural, Buenos Aires, Argentina 1989 Modern Mandolin Quartet; Merkin Concert Hall, New York, NY

Impossible Animals, for voices and computer-generated voices 1992 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (version for violin and tape.) 1990 Capella Nova; International Computer Music Conference, Glasgow, Scotland

Telegram to the President, 1984, for string quartet and computer-generated tape 1990 Conference Quartet; International Computer Music Conference, Glasgow, Scotland 1989 Alesund Quartet; Bergen Festival, Bergen, Norway

Ellis Island Sonata, for mandolin solo 1989 David Jaffe; Bergen Festival, Bergen, Norway 1988 David Jaffe; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN 1987 David Jaffe; Warsaw Autumn Festival, Warsaw, Poland

Grass, for female chorus and computer-generated tape 1989 Intermedia Arts Ensemble; Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis, MN 1987 Skidmore College Chorus; Saratoga Springs, NY

Would You Just As Soon Sing As Make That Noise?!, for violin, mandolin and orchestra 1986 Brooklyn Philharmonic; Brooklyn Academy of Music, NY

Bristlecone Concerto No. 3, for mandolin, computer-generated tape, and optional percussion 1988 David Jaffe; Festival Por La Musica en Las Americas, Buenos Aires, Argentina 1986 David Jaffe, Andrew Schloss; Composers Forum, New York, NY 1986 David Jaffe; Seibu Theatre, Tokyo, Japan 1984 David Jaffe, Andrew Schloss; DAAD Concert, Berlin, Germany

Bristlecone Concerto No. 2, for violin, mandolin, ten instruments, and computer-generated tape 1986 Festival Orchestra; Cabrillo Music Festival, Santa Cruz, CA 1985 Grosvenor Ensemble; American Festival, London, England

String Quartet for Two Instruments, for violin and viola 1985 San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, San Francisco Museum of Art

Silicon Valley Breakdown, for four-channel computer-generated sound 1992 NEMO festival, Aarhus, Denmark 1988 Festival Por La Musica en Las Americas, Buenos Aires, Argentina 1985 BBC "Music in Our Time" 1983 Experimental Intermedia, New York, NY 1983 Monday Evening Concerts, Los Angeles, CA 1983 California Institute of the Arts Contemporary Music Festival, Los Angeles, CA


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