Keyboard Fitness and Fundamentals

Tuesdays 6 - 7:30 pm 7/9 - 8/13 (5 weeks) no class 8/6

Keyboard Fitness and Fundamentals
Age Adult
Event Type Class
Department Piano and Keys
Day Tue
Instructor Jennifer Jolly
Status online event

Summer is a great time to “woodshed” the fundamentals and enhance your fitness on the keyboard! This class provides well-rounded workouts with warm-ups, essential chords and scales, technique, sightreading skills, ear training, rhythm & groove studies, common chord progressions, transposition practice, and more. For all experience levels. Materials provided by instructor.

Tech requirements: strong Internet connection, laptop by your piano/keyboard, and wired headphones.

This class meets ONLINE via the Zoom platform.


About Jennifer Jolly

Jennifer Jolly is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, bandleader, and educator. She teaches keyboard classes and ensembles (Caribbean, African, New Orleans, minimalist, and improv) at the Jazzschool, clinics, camps, after-school programs, and her private studio. She currently performs on keyboards, melodica, guitar, and vocals with Jennifer Jolly & Friends, Pamela Rose’s show “Blues is a Woman,” Jean Fineberg’s JAZZphoria, Jean Fineberg’s The Party Monsters, and other Bay Area groups. Jennifer frequently performs as a guest with Tom Rigney & Flambeau and Chelle! & Friends; previous credits range from Barbara Dane to Phil Lesh.