bandleader, baritone saxophonist, composer, arranger
Ted received a Master's Degree in Jazz Composition with Distinction from DePaul University in
2005.† He is a well-respected jazz educator with a private teaching studio and offers master
classes at various schools and universities in the Chicago metropolitan area. Ted is also a
composer who has written compositions and arrangements for schools such as Illinois Weslyan
University and Roosevelt Middle School, as well as features for individual performer
such as Mark Colby.
He has recorded with many world-class artists including Phil Woods and Slide Hampton and has
performed with a wide array of musicians including Joe Lovano, Lennie Niehaus, Buddy
DeFranco, Johnny Griffen, Ramsey Lewis, Kevin Mahogany, Vinny Collaiuta, Bill Hollman, actor
Gary Sinese, Cedar Walton, Von Freeman, Lonnie Brooks, Lee Konitz, Gerald Wilson, Dave
Valentin, Claudia Acuna, Eric Alexander, Dr. Billy Taylor, Bill Dobbins, Alvin Batiste, Mary Wilson
and the Supremes, Robbie Folks, Ten Thousand Maniacs, Wayne Newton, and Steven Bernstein.
He has released two recordings as a leader and is on at least a dozen recordings by other
Chicago artists. His most recent release is as a member of Jeru (self-titled), a piano-less quartet
modeled after the Gerry Mulligan Quartet. His recordings as a leader; Misconception, released
under the Italian recording label Wide Sound, and available through Blujazz.com, is a collection of
original compositions with his sextet THC; Steps Taken was inspired by his trip to Cuba in 2000
where he studied at Centro Nacional de Escuelas de Arte with Orlando Sanchez and other master
Ted is the founder and leader of The Mulligan Mosaics Big Band as well as being a member of
Jeru, the Michael Ingersoll Band, and Orbert Davis’s Chicago Jazz Philharmonic.
He is currently performing in the pit orchestra of the Broadway In Chicago production
of Jersey Boys.
TED HOGARTH and
MULLIGAN MOSAICS BIG BAND
LIVE AT JAZZ SHOWCASE
JS - 2010
TED HOGARTH COLLECTIVE
DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE SEPT. 2007