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Musical Direction, Arrrangements and Dance Arrangements: Jeffrey Klitz



JEFFREY KLITZ is a highly regarded New York music director/conductor, arranger and orchestrator who received his music degree from Yale. On Broadway he served as music director for Hot Feet and Lennon, and conductor and choral arranger for Song and Dance and On Your Toes. Other Broadway credits: Chicago, Grand Hotel and Stardust. For his music direction of the Goodman Theatre's The House of Martin Guerre he earned a Joseph Jefferson Award, and on the acclaimed 92nd Street Y Lyrics and Lyricists series, and Lincoln Center's American Songbook, he has appeared as music director.

He has worked with numerous performers, serving as music director and pianist for Judy Kuhn, Judy Collins, Joel Grey, Betty Buckley and Tommy Tune, among others. He wrote the new orchestrations for the national tour of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas starring Ann-Margret, and arrangements and orchestrations for cabaret star Andrea Marcovicci. Klitz produces independent CD projects, among them jazz vocalist Mary Foster Conklin's Crazy Eyes and You'd Be Paradise. He helped found, and was arranger and accompanist for, the New York Metro Mass Choir, a non-profit inter-faith gospel choir (performances at The Apollo Theater, Avery Fisher Hall, Carnegie Hall; featured in O Magazine and on ABC's Good Morning America). Film and television credits include arrangements and piano for Lucas, One Life to Live and All My Children, and arrangements and orchestrations for Disney's Dumbo II.