The Jazz Piano master classes includes:
Basic elements of improvisation
Jazz piano skills
Jazz music theory, chords & jazz scales
he is a young jazz pianist who has a great passion for teaching. He studied Jazz piano and Ensamble at The Malmö Academy of Music in Sweden and has also conducted several orchestras, especially for theatres and other shows. He is a composer and arranger and is the leader of his own Big band. Martin is a pianist who plays all kinds of music; classic, pop, jazz, though his heart probably lies with jazz and improvisation.
Zoltan Sigeti has been appointed as guest professor at the Yunnan Normal University, and also cooperates with different music institutes in Kunming and Beijing, for giving piano performances and lectures such as the Yunnan Arts University, Conservatory of Music.
Graduated first as a classical pianist, later continued to study Afro-American /jazz/ music, improvisation, composition and arrangement, with prof. Phil Markowitz at the Manhattan School of Music New York, USA, and prof. Joe Miller /Toronto, Canada/, Loic Dequidt /France/. He received his second MMA /Master of Musical Arts/ degree, in subject “Jazz Arts” in 1999, later performed in many countries including Japan, the Netherlands, France, Germany, United Kingdom, and China.
Later worked as an active concert and studio musician, music project-leader in Sweden. Played often in various TV and Radio music programs, international music festivals. Worked also in Denmark, in Coppenhagen as film music composer for TV program music productions.
Jazz is one of the most significant form of musical expression in the American culture and an outstanding contribution to the art of music. The rich harmony(chords) using, the unique exciting rhythm and especially the improvisation is increasingly fascinating many many musicians from other music styles. Improvisation means real time composing, and is a big part of jazz music but also of other music styles. Composers including Bach, Handel, Mozart, Beethoven and Liszt have all been celebrated for their ability to improvise. The special way to harmonise (use chords), the freedom and creativity in the language of jazz is unique, and it makes jazz one of the most important and remarkable contemporary music styles of the 20th century.
Contact Nina Cheng:152-8840-5910
Tel: 0871-4114691, 0871-4114692
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