Glen Ackerman

teacher, composer, musician

Glen Ackerman is a Houston area bassist, composer, and educator.  Additionally he is the band leader of his own fusion jazz ensemble.  Much of his recording experience is attributed to artists working withe Texas based record company Blue Bamboo Music.  Furthermore, he has composed and arranged for Houston area recording artists Kristine Mills, and Henry Darragh.  

As a performer, Glen prefers the Jazz idiom, but has experience performing in many genres.  He has shared the stage with nationally acclaimed artists such as Randy Brecker, Bill Evans, and Bill Charlap, as well as top call regional bandleaders including Woody  Witt, Joe Locassio, and Paul English.

Glen currently teaches Electric and Double Bass at Houston Community College as well as private lessons