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Joan Stiles

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: June 1    

Joan Stiles

Pianist/composer Joan Stiles has been gaining recognition for her highly creative approach to the jazz tradition. She recently joined the roster of pianists who have appeared on Marian McPartland’s PianoJazz show and she was profiled on WBGO’s hour-long “Jazz from the Archives” broadcast. Her 2nd CD, Hurly-Burly garnered a 4-star review from Downbeat Magazine and topped JazzWeek Radio charts. Ted Panken writes, “Joan Stiles possesses the chops, craft, imagination, wit and sophistication to be mentioned iwith the most distinguished descendants of Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk, and Mary Lou Williams.”...
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”Joan Stiles possesses the chops, craft, imagination, wit and sophistication to be mentioned with the most distinguished descendants of Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk and Mary Lou Williams.” — Ted Panken, Downbeat

“With Stiles and Monk, wit and beauty are not mutually exclusive.” — Thomas Conrad, JazzTimes

“Joan Stiles writes and plays brilliantly with great respect for melody and clarity...She is an authentic original.” — Dave Frishberg

“Swings with wit and verve, brimming with the joyous flair of a Wynton Kelly or Erroll Garner...hauntingly beautiful arrangements.” — Bill Milkowski

“Stiles salutes Mary Lou Williams with her inventive original composition, “Hurly-Burly,” a challenging bop vehicle that is worthy of comparison to late Williams' work.” — Ken Dryden, Billboard, All Music Guide

“Adventure, daring, exuberance and wit...I can't think of a new recording in years [Hurly-Burly] that has given me more enjoyment.” — Doug Ramsey

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    Three Musicians

    Oo-Bla-Dee Music
    2011
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    Hurly-Burly

    Oo-Bla-Dee Music
    2007
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    Love Call

    Zoho Music
    2005
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    Love Call

    Zoho Music
    2004

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Primary Instrument:
Piano

Location:
New York, NY

Willing to teach:
Beginners

Credentials/Background:
Instructor, Manhattan School of Music, NY, NY; Instructor, The New School Jazz Program, NY, NY; Private teaching studio, Upper West side, Manhattan, NY, NY.

Steinway Hamburg "B" piano (1979); Kawai CA-93 digital piano.

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