A hands-on masterclass on the art of playing solo jazz piano. Participants play for each other and receive feedback from the instructor. Topics covered include: left hand techniques (walking bass lines, comping), developing the ability to play convincingly in various styles, harmonic options (playing “in” and “out,” chord substitutions, diminished harmony), melodic interpretation and more.
Sunday July 14, 2 – 4pm
$30 advance • $45 day of workshop
Dan Zemelman is a leading Bay Area-based jazz pianist, composer and teacher. He has performed throughout the U.S. with Marcus Shelby, Richard Davis, Mads Tolling and others, in addition to leading his own trio