Jeff Baron is a lyricist and librettist. While
an undergrad at Northwestern University
he worked with a variety of composers, most
notably Franni Burke, Michael Mark and
Bob Dahlin. Jeff's songs were frequently
performed both on campus and in shows in
and around Chicago.
His cable series The Jeff Baron Show
featured an original song in each episode.
He and Franni Burke wrote two songs
featured in his award-winning film The
Bruce Diet, including "Ooh, My Pants are
Jeff had a fruitful collaboration with composer
Dean X Johnson which included songs
performed at Carnegie Hall and concert halls
around the U.S. Their one-act opera, Song
of Martina, about the life of tennis great
Martina Navratilova, debuted at Carnegie
Hall, with subsequent performances at
Merkin Hall and a theatrical run in Los
Angeles. Jeff and Dean were in the midst of
writing an original musical when Dean X
Johnson passed away.
Jeff was commissioned by the Los Angeles
Opera to write the libretto for an original one
act opera, which is called Escape.
Jeff is currently at work on a full length
This page is still under
construction and will soon
include additional song
|"Ooh, My Pants are Tight"
lyrics by Jeff Baron
music by Franni Burke
sung by Franni Burke