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Think Like An Arranger- Solo Jazz Piano

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Overview

This new course for jazz pianists guides students 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: piano proficiency and knowledge of jazz harmony.

Monday 8:15 – 9:45 pm
7/10 – 8/14 (6 weeks)
Steve Blum • $280
 

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DEPARTMENT: Piano

COURSE TITLE:
Jazz Piano Cord Voicings

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This new course for jazz pianists guides students 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: piano proficiency and knowledge of jazz harmony.

 

Steve Blum (piano)

B.M. CSU Long Beach, M.F.A. California Institute of the Arts. Performer, composer, music director and educator. Student of David Roitstein, Alfred Ladzekpo, Joe LaBarbera, Wadada Leo Smith, Larry Koonse, and Charlie Haden. Recorded and/or performed with Vinny Golia, Tony Clifton, Blockrad, A Giraffe, Keen Inkling, Steve Blum’s Keyboarchestra, Disappear Incompletely, See-Saw Trio, and more.

 

 

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