K.J. McElrath is a composer, orchestrator and performer specializing in classic jazz and ragtime. He studied with Robert Jaeger, Dominic Spera, Bill Dobbins, Chuck Israels and John Moawad, and holds a Masters Degree in Composition and Theory from Central Washington University. His current projects include a film score and songs for the upcoming feature Dex Dixon-Paranormal Dick by Portland director Steve Coker.
Digital performances of his compositions for wind ensemble, orchestra and big band are available at BardicCircle.com, where Volume I of The JazzStandards Book of Guide Tone Lines is available for purchase.