Episode #7: Becoming a Great Accompanist

Episode #7: Becoming a Great Accompanist

Accompanying singers and other instrumentalists is one of the most valuable skills a Jazz pianist can have. Good accompanists are always in demand. Follow me as we talk about how to develop the skills you need to become a great accompanist! Check out my website:...
Episode #7: Becoming a Great Accompanist

Episode #6: Greg Tardy Interview

I’m psyched to have Greg Tardy as my guest on Notes. Greg is a wonderful saxophonist and clarinetist, a composer and recording artist. He has played, toured and recorded with some of the greats, Elvin Jones, Rashied Ali, Andrew Hill, to name just a few. He...
Episode #7: Becoming a Great Accompanist

Episode #5: David Berkman Interview

David Berkman is well-known in the Jazz world. A prolific pianist and composer, he has many recordings under his own name with many of the finest names in jazz. He is also highly respected as an educator and teaches at Queens College in New York. Also, he has written...
Episode #7: Becoming a Great Accompanist

Episode #4: Ron Brendle Interview

Ron Brendle is one of the most well-respected and in-demand bassists in the Western North and South Carolina region. He has played with everybody, including a long list of Jazz greats. Ron and I have been friends and musical colleagues for quite a while. He’s on...
Episode #7: Becoming a Great Accompanist

Episode #3: Tips for Vocalists

If you are an aspiring vocalist, there are some important things you should know! Listen to my pro tips on preparing for that all important first performance. I often work with vocalists as an accompanist and as a coach. If you are interested in working with me, I...