Combine everything you’ve learned with the final course in the Jazz Piano series
This online course follows on from Learn Jazz Piano: III. Solo Piano and Advanced Topics.
In this final part of the Jazz Piano series, you’ll combine everything you’ve learned up to now, whilst adding some cool new skills to your musical repertoire.
You’ll look at advanced blues sequences, ballads, special devices, comping and various influences on jazz – including Latin jazz and jazz funk.
You’ll end triumphantly with two programmed concerts, a solo concert and a concert from My Piano Trio.
What topics will you cover?
- Additional blues sequences and ballads in jazz including the jazz standards “Body And Soul”, “Round Midnight” and “Blue In Green”
- Claves, Afro-Cuban tunes, Bossa Novas, Montunos, even quavers and the jazz standards “A Night In Tunisia”, “Recordame”, “Blue Bossa” and “The Girl From Ipanema”
- Intoduction to jazz funk and the jazz standards “Little Sunflower” and “Cantaloupe Island” and the other jazz influences third stream, free jazz and improvised music
- Special devices and comping and the jazz standards “Beautiful Love” and “My Romance”
- Putting it all together
- 40 minute solo piano concert by Ray d’Inverno
- 90 minute concert from the “Ray d’Inverno Trio”
When would you like to start?
Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.
Who is the course for?
This course would suit any interested pianist, but may be of particular interest to university or college piano students studying music or jazz piano.
Who developed the course?
Goldsmiths, University of London
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