Solo Jazz Piano (Adults) - 10 Week Online Class
Fridays, 1:30 - 3 pm, 1/15 - 3/19 (10 weeks)
Please Note: All Listed Classes and Workshops are Pacific Time. This course will be conducted live via video conferencing. A computer or other device with a webcam and microphone and a reliable internet connection is required. Log-in information will be sent to students before the first class meeting!
This course guides pianists through the process of developing interesting and effective solo jazz piano arrangements. Learn techniques for harmonizing melodies, constructing keyboard bass lines, developing intros and endings, various groove possibilities, reharmonization techniques and more.
Prerequisites: functional piano technique and knowledge of jazz harmony.
Instructor: Ben Stolorow
B.A. in Music, UC Berkeley; Recipient, Hertz Traveling Fellowship from Berkeley to study jazz piano privately and at the Manhattan School of Music; studied in New York with Fred Hersch, Stanley Cowell, James Williams, and David Hazeltine; performed with Akira Tana, Craig Handy, Lorca Hart, Nasheet Waits, Danya Stephens, Andrew Speight, Vince Lateano, Bob Kenmotsu, Noel Jewkes, Michael O’Neill, and vocalist Kenny Washington; Also studied classical piano and the Taubman Technique. www.benstolorow.com
2087 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704