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Music Lessons (Jazz & Modern Guitar, Jazz Music, General Theory, Ear & Rhythmic Training) from a Graduated. Also ONLINE

Jazz & Modern Music Lessons in Amsterdam and ONLINE.
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If you’re passionate about music and would like to develop musical skills of your own, I can help. I am a graduate musician who can teach students of all levels. Some topics that I cover are, jazz and modern guitar, music theory, jazz improvisation and theory (any instrument), ear training and jazz/pop/hip-hop composition and arrangement. I can also teach piano for beginners. I cover a range of styles from jazz to other modern styles like Bossa Nova, Samba, Funk, Rock and Groove music.

With ten years of experience in studying, practicing and playing, I have come to the conclusion that the best way to learn music is to develop your musical ear. This is done by the process of to transcribing and singing. I believe that music is like speaking a language so I start with teaching you how to connect your voice to your instrument. In accordance with your rhythm in the learning process, I will introduce you to harmony, teach you how to read music, and how to compose your own melodies and improvise.

I was born in 1997 in Tarragona (Catalonia, Spain). At the age of 4 I started studying classical guitar at 10 years old I took a keen interest in modern music and jazz. I am currently based in Amsterdam, where I am studying a Masters Degree at the Conservatorium Van Amsterdam. Previously I studied at ESMUC (Barcelona), where I completed my bachelor's degree.

I have studied and learned from great musicians and teachers such as Jesse van Ruller, Rob Van Bavel, Reinier Baas, Jaume Llombart, Maarten Van Der Grinten, Sanna Van Vilet, Dani Pérez, Eladio Reinón, Joan Monné, Enric Peinado, Albert Bover, David Xirgu, Gonzalo del Val and Santi Careta, among others.

During my musical career I have been fortunate enough to play with renowned musicians such as Bill McHenry, Jasper Blom, Fèlix Rossy, Gianni Gagliardi, Jo Krause, Masa Kamaguchi, Horacio Fumero, Aldo Caviglia, Mario Rossy, Sanna Van Vliet, David Xirgu, Eladio Reinon, Rita Payés, Deejay Foster , Benet Palet, Deejay Foster, Julius Gawlik, Deejay Foster, Gonzalo del Val, Ian Cleaver, Txema Riera, Menno Daams, David Lucácks, Fernando Brox, Vicent Pèrez, Santi Colomer Serratosa, Juan Pablo Balcazar, Magalí Datzira and Lucas Martínez.

I have participated in masterclasses with international musicians such as Peter Bernstein, Jorge Rossy, Chick Corea, Bob Mintzer, Christian McBride, Kenny Barron, Albert "Tootie" Heath, Joshua Redman, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Gary Burton, Ben Street, Lage Lund, Michael Kanan and Richard Bona.

Furthermore, I have had the pleasure of playing at many festivals and clubs in Spain (Voll-Damm International Jazz Festival from Barcelona, ​​​​Festival de Jazz de Terrassa, Luz de Gas, Jamboree, Sala Barts, Auditori, Robadors23, Balius, Música as Parcs , Auditori del Liceu, Cercle del Liceu, Casa de Cultura de Girona, Keyboard Jazz Lounge, Cafè Metropol, Festival Internacional de Dixieland de Tarragona, Traviesa, MArt, Sala Zero, Gira Cicle Andajazz 2018, Clasijazz, CICUS Sevilla, Gran Teatro de Huelva , El Musicario, Rizoma Records), and in the Netherlands (GrachtenFestival, Intercontinental Hotel, NEMO Science, festival Otis Park, Stella by Starlight).

I currently lead and play as a sideman in a number of bands such as Eladio Reinón & Joan Fort Quartet, Magalí Datzira & Joan Fort duo, Rita Payés & Joan Fort duo, LINE UP Quintet, Mar Vilaseca Group and Joan Fort Quintet.

Extra information

I'm a Bachelor graduated and currently studying my Master Degree in Jazz Guitar Perfomance at the CvA.

Location

At teacher's location: Eat Mode, Zeedijk, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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General info

Skills:
Guitar:
Acoustic, Blues, Electric, Funk, Jazz, Pop, Reggae & dub, Rnb, Rock
Age:
Preschool children (4-6 years old)
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:Dutch, English, Spanish, Catalan

About Me

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Joan was born in Tarragona (Catalunya, Spain) in 1997. At the age of 4 he started to study classical guitar and when he was 10 he went into modern music and jazz. He is currently based in Amsterdam, where he studies the Master Degree in Jazz Guitar Performance at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, after he finished the Bachelor in
Barcelona at ESMUC (Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya).

He has studied with great teachers such as Jesse van Ruller, Rob Van Bavel, Reinier Baas, Jaume Llombart, Maarten Van Der Grinten, Sanna Van Vilet, Dani Pérez, Eladio Reinón, Joan Monné, Enric Peinado, Albert Bover, David Xirgu, Gonzalo del Val, Santi Careta, among others.

During his musical career, Joan has been lucky to play with great musicians such as Bill McHenry, Fèlix Rossy, Gianni Gagliardi, Jo Krause, Horacio Fumero, Aldo Caviglia, Mario Rossy, Sanna Van Vliet, Eladio Reinon, Rita Payés, Deejay Foster, Benet Palet, Deejay Foster, Guillem Arnedo, Julius Gawlik, Deejay Foster, Gonzalo del Val, Ian Cleaver, Txema
Riera, Menno Daams, David Lucácks, Fernando Brox, Vicent Pèrez, Pau Lligades, Santi Colomer, Santi Serratosa, Magalí Datzira, Lucas Martínez, etc.

He has attended to masterclasses from International musicians as Peter Bernstein, Jorge Rossy, Chick Corea, Bob Mintzer, Christian McBride, Kenny Barron, Albert "Tootie" Heath, Joshua Redman, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Gary Burton, Ben Street, Lage Lund, Michael Kanan , Richard Bona, among others.

Furthermore, Joan has got the pleasure to play at many festivals and clubs around Spain (Voll-Damm International Jazz Fest from Barcelona, Festival de Jazz de Terrassa, Luz de Gas, Jamboree, Sala Barts, Auditori, Robadors23, Balius, Música as Parcs , Auditori del Liceu, Cercle del Liceu, Casa de Cultura de Girona, Keyboard Jazz Lounge, Cafè Metropol,
Festival Internacional de Dixieland de Tarragona, Traviesa, MArt, Sala Zero, Gira Cicle Andajazz 2018, Clasijazz, CICUS Sevilla, Gran Teatro de Huelva, El Musicario, Rizoma Records, etc.), and The Netherlands (GrachtenFestival, Intercontinental Hotel, NEMO Science , Otis Park festival, Stella by Starlight, etc).

Besides his career as a live music performer, Joan has got 4 years of experience giving music lessons to his students. He can teach guitar, harmony, ear & rhythmic training, jazz language, repertoire. All kind of levels: from those who want to prepare auditions for the Bachelor in Music Performance and become professional musicians, to those who want to achieve a more basic or beginner level. He can also teach jazz piano and jazz bass for beginners.

Education

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Bachelor Degree in Jazz Guitar Performance at ESMUC (Barcelona, Spain).
Master Degree in Jazz Guitar Performance at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam.
High School Education in Tarragona (Catalonia, Spain).

Experience / Qualifications

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Besides his career as a live music performer, Joan has got 4 years of experience giving music lessons to his students. He can teach guitar, harmony, ear & rhythmic training, jazz language, repertoire. All kind of levels: from those who want to prepare auditions for the Bachelor in Music Performance and become professional musicians, to those who want to achieve a more basic or beginner level. He can also teach jazz piano and jazz bass for beginners.

"My experience with Joan was great. He discovered to me a new musical genre (jazz) and he taught me techniques to study it. He is very attentive and there is no problem if you don't get or understand something, because he find the way to explain it again for you to understand it. He is original and makes you participate a lot, for example he plays the double bass and you play the guitar. This makes you directly feel you are making real music, instead of only studying it. It's obvious that he loves and enjoys teaching. I recommend him a lot, he's very close and a very good guitar teacher. " -Andrea Cayuela, ex-student or Joan in Barcelona.

"Amazing experience, Joan loves to teach everything he knows with the fineness and love for the music that characterizes him
most. ”- Mar Compte, ex-student of Joan in Barcelona.

"Joan is a master, a first level jazz guitarist with a deep comprehension of the music. He knows exactly how to turn you a better musician and with his pedagogical skills guides you easily through the learning process. Pure gold!" - Pau Sotelo, current student.

"Great musician and teacher, with clear musical references to the jazz giants. He teaches you to listen and analyze the music paying attention to the deepest point. You can tell he's had great teachers and he proves it in his lessons." - Chema Marcos, ex-student in Tarragona.

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