known for his very distinctive and imaginative style,
composer and arranger Fred Stride has written for almost
every instrumental medium, from small ensemble to swing
band, concert band, and full orchestra.
writing career has focused on jazz, pop, and concert
music idioms; it is supported by a number of recordings
of his own work in performances by the Fred Stride Jazz
Orchestra and others.
associate composer of the Canadian Music Centre and
member of the Canadian League of Composers, Fred teaches
jazz studies at the University of British Columbia.
His jazz compositions are published by Sierra Music
Publications and Tapestry Music.
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