In this workshop, Dr. Lee Evans explains the inner workings of jazz in illuminating detail. He demonstrates his procedure for teaching jazz elements and jazz improvisations within the classical lesson, as well as discusses the use of jazz materials for the teaching of technique and sight reading. In the process, teachers become acquainted with a […]
Renowned pianist Lee Evans, author/composer/arranger of over 100 music books, has released his latest intermediate/upper-intermediate level book, Jazz Baroque:Vivaldi/Bach. The work consists of 13 jazz-tinged piano solo arrangements of music from the Baroque era. Inspired by Antonio Vivaldi and J.S. Bach, selections include music from Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, J.S. Bach’s organ preludes, Inventions and Sinfonias, a work […]
This guide will help you understand the fundamental building blocks of a jazz piece a bit better, as you enter the world of jazz and understanding the jazz language.
I’ve never visited New Orleans before, but I have to admit, I’ve had somewhat of a negative image. You know, Bourbon Street, drinking, dangerous, raunchy. I’m very happy to say that during me and my family’s visit last week, we experienced very little if any of that.
In the Spotlight-Pete Muller — Pete Muller’s latest album, Two Truths and A Lie, reflects his unusual journey. While he was achieving the highest level of Wall Street success as a pioneer in “quant” investing, he was also singing his songs to tough-hearted New York City subway audiences. In all areas of his life, Muller is driven by two overarching themes: connection and mastery.
In preperation for the superbowl, we broke down each city to find out once and for all, who has the better music scene: Boston vs Seattle