Jeannie Gayle Pool
Jaygayle Music (ASCAP)
P.O. Box 8144,
La Crescenta, CA 91224-0144
Dr. Jeannie Pool is a composer, filmmaker, musicologist, film music consultant,
producer, and college instructor. Last season her compositions were heard
in California, Washington, D.C., Boston, Florida, Ohio, Toronto, Beijing, and
Belgrade. Her feature-length documentary, PEGGY GILBERT AND HER ALL-GIRL
BAND, narrated by Lily Tomlin, was completed in May 2006 with funding
from the Silva Watson Moonwalk Fund and The Schutrum-Piteo Foundation
Her books, PEGGY GILBERT AND HER ALL-GIRL BAND and AMERICAN COMPOSER
ZENOBIA POWELL PERRY: RACE AND GENDER IN THE 20TH CENTURY were published
in 2008 by Scarecrow Press.
As a music historian and producer, she served as Executive Director of
the Film Music Society from 1990 to 2002. She lectures and writes frequently
on film music history and preservation, contemporary music, and on women
in music. Dr. Pool served as adjunct for three years at Fullerton College
where she taught courses on music appreciation, women in music and jazz
history. She has served an independent music consultant for Paramount Pictures,
since 1995 and currently is the studio's music archivist.
An award-winning radio producer, Jeannie Pool specializes in contemporary
music of the Americas, and was heard weekly on KPFK-FM, Pacifica Radio
in Los Angeles between 1981 and 1996. Pool interviewed many composers
and performers. Since 1980 she has organized many conferences and concerts
including International Congresses on women in Music in New York, Los
Angeles and Mexico City. She has produced LP, CD and cassette recordings
for Cambria Master Recordings, an independent label in California which
specializes in contemporary American music. She serves as an Advisor
to the Board of the International Alliance for Women in Music, which
she helped to establish. In 1995 she was honored by the National Association
of Composers, USA (NACUSA) for her work to promote American composers
and music, and served as Chair and Secretary of their National Board
of Directors. She currently serves on the Board of the American Society
of Music Arrangers and Composers (ASMAC).
Born in Paris, Illinois in 1951, Dr. Pool grew up in Ohio and studied
music in New York City at Hunter College of the City University of New
York (B.A. in Music). She also studied musicology at Columbia University,
and holds a Masters degree from California State University, Northridge,
where she did a thesis on music in Los Angeles in the nineteenth century.
She received a Ph.D. in music at the Claremont Graduate University in
May, 2002, with a dissertation on the black Creek Indian composer Zenobia
Saturday, February 21, 8pm. Sunday, February 22, 2009, 2:30pm
Niagra Symphony Orchestra
A Flute in the City of Angels, Featuring Louise Di Tullio, Flute and Kaye Royer, Clarinet.
World Premiere of Jeannie Gayle Pool's ANGELS FLIGHT (2009)
Saturday, February 28, 2009, Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra. Performance of Jeannie Gayle Pool's ANGELS FLIGHT (2009)
Conducted by Ronald Royer, featuring Louise Di Tullio, Flute and Kaye Royer, Clarinet
Sunday, March 1, 2009, Sinfonia Toronto, conducted by Ronald Royer.
Performance of ANGELS FLIGHT, featuring Louise Di Tullio, Flute and Kaye Royer, Clarinet.
Tuesday, March 31, 2009, Tifereth Israel Community Orchestra, San Diego, California.
David Amos Conducting. World Premiere of Jeannie Gayle Pool's Violin Concerto, featuring violinist Juanita Cummins.
Sunday, 3 pm October 8, 2006
Santa Monica Public Library
601 Santa Monica Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90401. Admission is free.
“Love Song for A Daughter” from With Gratitude for Solo Bass (2000)
Performed by Tom Peters, double bass; also appearing is MaryLou Newmark,
electric violin; Presented by the Los Angeles Chapter of the National
Association of Composers, U.S.A.
Sunday, October 29, 2006
9:15 am and 11 am
Morning Worship Services
Cantata: We Believe in You O God (2000) for soloists, choir, orchestra,
organ and bagpipe
St. Peter’s By the Sea Presbyterian Church
6410 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Choir and Orchestra, conducted by Jean Gothold, Minister of Music and Worship
Howard Wood, organist; Ian Whitelaw, bagpiper.
For more information, call 310-377-6882; www.spbts.org
Three performances of
The Yet-to-be named Overture for Orchestra (2005)
Sunday, January 21, 2007, 7 pm
Tifereth Israel Community Orchestra
Conducted by David Amos
First United Methodist Church
915 Paseo Ranchero
Chula Vista, California
Tuesday, January 23, 2007, 7:30 pm
Tefereth Israel Synagogue
6660 Cowles Mountain Blvd,
San Diego, California
Saturday, January 27, 2007, 7 pm
College Avenue Baptist Church
4747 College Avenue, San Diego, CA 92115
For more information, call 619-697-6001
Screenings of PEGGY GILBERT AND HER ALL-GIRL BAND are listed at www.peggygilbert.org.
Jeannie Pool directed, wrote and produced the film and wrote its original
Lecture and screening of Peggy Gilbert and Her All-Girl Band at the International
Alliance Congress on Women in Music, Florida International University,
Guest Composer, 37th Annual Belgrade Music Festival, October 2005.
Premiere of Overture for Orchestra, Palisades Symphony, Joel Lish, conducting,
Premiere of Cinematic Suite for orchestra, Toronto Sinfonietta, Ronald
Royer, conducting, January 2005.
Premiere of Character Matters for string quartet, by the Kirby Quartet,
October 2005, Les Amis Concert Series, Toronto, Canada.
Links to other sites
For information on Jeannie Pool's first feature-length documentary, visit: peggygilbert.org
Cambriamus.com-Jeannie is producer
of numerous compact discs for Cambria
http://iawm.org/-She is the founder of
the International Congress on Women in Music which led to the formation
of the IAWM (International Alliance for Women in Music)