Learn tonic-dominant chord progressions, basic turnarounds and chord inversions in all keys, while developing the ability to play standard tunes using those basic progressions in leadsheet format. This course prepares students for Jazz Piano 1 and is recommended for pianists with a classical background interested in breaking free of the printed page and learning how to interpret leadsheets as well as learning how to improvise. Handouts provided.
Saturdays 1:30 – 3 pm
1/12 – 3/16 (10 weeks)
Jeanne Walpole • $415
COURSE TITLE: Applied Keyboard Harmony
COURSE PREREQUISITES: basic keyboard knowledge.
COURSE PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES:
Students will be able to do the following:
REQUIRED READING/MATERIALS: Handouts are provided by the instructor.
Jeanne Walpole (piano)
M.A. in Music Theory, San Francisco State U.; M.A. Studies in Piano Manhattan School of Music; B.A., Smith College: studied with Dick Hindman 1990–2003; Pianist, Nordstrom.
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