Jazz Piano 101
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What You Will Learn
Learn about the history and style of jazz piano through the ages
Learn to play favourite jazz tunes and songs from the American Songbook
Start Improvising using our systematic approach
Gain the confidence to perform with confidence
Pre-requisites –Must be curious to learn Must be above 7 years
Technique – Melodic (Diatonic/Pentatonic) Shapes and movements in Minims/Crotchets, Accompaniment in Triads and 7ths.
Theory – Minor Blues, Diatonic scales (Maj/Min), Rhythmic improvisation, Comping/Accompaniment devices, Introduction to Walking Bass.
Repertoire – C Jam Blues, Blue Monk, Autumn Leaves, Blue Bossa, Watermelon man.