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Jazz Piano Comping

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Overview

In order to function effectively in an ensemble or as an accompanist, jazz pianists need to develop the ability to comp in a wide range of settings. This course provides techniques for comping in a variety of styles including straight ahead and contemporary jazz, R&B, funk, blues, Latin jazz and Brazilian. Emphasis on groove! Prerequisites: Jazz Piano I or the equivalent.

Wednesdays 6:30 – 8 pm
1/10 – 3/14 (10 weeks)
Frank Martin • $395

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DEPARTMENT: Piano

COURSE TITLE:
Jazz Piano Comping

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

In order to function effectively in an ensemble or as an accompanist, jazz pianists need to develop the ability to comp in a wide range of settings. This course provides techniques for comping in a variety of styles including straight ahead and contemporary jazz, R&B, funk, blues, Latin jazz and Brazilian. Emphasis on groove! Prerequisites: Jazz Piano I or the equivalent.

 

Frank Martin (piano, keyboards)

Music Director for Narada Michael Walden, Patti Austin, Angela Bofill; Carnegie Hall appearances with Sting, James Taylor, Elton John; Record producer/arranger for Al Jarreau, Turtle Island String Quartet, Joey DeFrancesco, Mimi Fox, Mary Jenson, Molly Holm, Deuce, Tuck & Patti, Karen Blixt; performed/recorded with John McLaughlin, Buddy Montgomery, Joe Farrell, Dizzy Gillespie, Larry Coryell, Herbie Hancock, Stanley Jordan, Stevie Wonder, Airto, Dori Caymmi, Dianne Reeves, Patrice Rushen, Trilok Gurtu, Richard Bona; Faculty, UC Berkeley Jazz Ensembles.

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