July 24 – 28, 2023
A 5-day intensive for the intermediate jazz pianist, focusing on rhythm, comping, and soloing in both piano-bass-drums jazz piano trio and solo piano formats.
Emphasis on swing feel, voicings and voice leading, and analysis of select masters’ solo transcriptions.
The program runs Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm
The week culminates with a student concert featuring all participants performing with the faculty rhythm section Friday at 7:30 pm in Rendon Hall at the California Jazz Conservatory.
Enrollment is limited to eight pianists.
Pianists must have the ability to play:
- Major and minor scales and key signatures in both treble and bass clefs
- Major, minor, diminished and augmented triads
- Major, dominant and minor seventh chords
The Summer Jazz Piano Intensive is directed by Dr. Susan Muscarella.
- Susan Muscarella (jazz piano/private instruction)
To apply: contact program director Susan Muscarella email@example.com
Refund Policy: $100 of program tuition is non-refundable until June 1st. After that date, all tuition is non-refundable.