Barak Schmool
Angels + Comets
Ben's Bag

Rajna Swaminathan

Barak Schmool
The Chase

Django Bates

Sweet Williams

Barak Schmool director

The Academy’s Jazz Department has been steadily turning out some of the most acclaimed young composers currently shaping the contemporary scene. F-IRE Collective founder and Academy Rhythmic Skills professor Barak Schmool directs World of Rhythm, a 15-piece ensemble from the rhythm skills class, introducing music for listening and dancing from four corners of the world.