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Jazz Piano, Improvisation, Comping, Harmony, Rhythm

I am a graduating student at Conservatorium van Amsterdam studying jazz piano under the supervision of the masters in the school. I have experience in teaching beginners how to start improvising. You can trust me, I will push you and make you learn it. Improvisation can be learned if the right tools are offered to the beginner. I know what methodology works for upbringing a beginner to start improvising, swinging, composing a tune. I can guide through all the scales that jazz musicians use, common chord harmonies used by Bud Powell, Mccoy Tyner, Herbie Hancock - and most importantly ideas behind it; or you might think you know scales and can't use them in creative way, I will teach you how to make it a logical language. Swing is the most important element in improvising in a jazz context, and I will guide you on how to practice getting the swing feel, that drives jazz music. Generally, I give lots of assignments, papers, so it would be nice the student knows how to read sheet music. If you are a beginner or intermediate who needs a push to get to know common, complex improvisational, compositional, harmonical ideas, contact me.

If you are an intermediate/advanced level, our lessons might be even more adventurous, pushy. I will share everything I know. Looking forward to meeting you :)) feel free to contact me for inquiries.

Location

At teacher's location: J.l.p. Out Beheer Bv, Oosterdokskade, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
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Beginner
Intermediate
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Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

I can guide through all the scales that jazz musicians use, common chord harmonies used by Bud Powell, Mccoy Tyner, Herbie Hancock - and most importantly ideas behind it; or you might think you know scales and can't use them in creative way, I will teach you how to make it a logical language. Swing is the most important element in improvising in a jazz context, and I will guide you on how to practice getting the swing feel, that drives jazz music. Generally, I give lots of assignments, papers, so it would be nice the student knows how to read sheet music. If you are a beginner or intermediate who needs a push to get to know common, complex improvisational, compositional, harmonical ideas, contact me.

Education

Conservatory Of Tbilisi, Georgia
Conservatorium van Amsterdam, Netherlands
Along with specializing in jazz as a genre, I have dedicated my time studying classical music, as well as exploring different contemporary genres.

Experience / Qualifications

Touring Musician, participating in jazz festivals, playing regularly in jazz cafes, leading a jam session organised by jazz venues.

Reviews (1)

The lessons are amazing. His knowledge about jazz harmony and how to approach traditional jazz, groovy jazz, neo-soul and modern staff is very deep. He was very attentive to my needs and is keen to see my progress. Definitely recommend!!

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