CJC Degree Programs
June 15 – 19, 2020
10am – 5pm
A 5-day intensive for the intermediate jazz pianist, focusing on rhythm, comping, and soloing in both piano-bass-drums jazz piano trio and solo piano formats.
Emphasis on swing feel, voicings and voice leading, and analysis of select masters’ solo transcriptions.
The week culminates with a student concert featuring all participants performing with the faculty rhythm section Friday at 7:30pm in Rendon Hall.
Enrollment limited to eight pianists.
Pianists must have the ability to play:
Susan Muscarella (jazz piano/private instruction)
Bob Karty (Latin jazz piano)
Matt Clark (private instruction)
Frank Martin (private instruction)
Ben Stolorow (private instruction)
Jeff Denson, bass; Alan Hall, drums
Tuition • $975
Jazz Piano Techniques (Mon-Fri 10 am)
Lunch (Mon-Fri Noon – 1pm)
Concert: Matt Clark, solo piano (Tue 1 pm)
Concert: Matt Clark Trio with Jeff Denson, bass, Alan Hall, drums (Thur 1 pm)
Private Instruction (Group 1) (Mon-Wed-Fri 1 pm)
Latin Jazz Piano Techniques (Group 2) (Mon-Wed-Fri 1 pm)
Private Instruction (Group 2) (Mon-Wed-Fri 2 pm)
Latin Jazz Piano Techniques (Group 1) (Mon-Wed-Fri 2 pm)
Trio Rehearsal (Mon-Fri 3 pm)
Student Performances (Fri 7:30 pm)
Audition required: email firstname.lastname@example.org for appointment.
Refund Policy: $100 of program tuition is non-refundable until May 1st. After that date, all tuition is non-refundable.