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John Funkhouser

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: October 16, 1966    

John Funkhouser

A native of the Boston, MA area, John Funkhouser (piano, bass) studied classical piano from the age of seven, and classical bass from age nine. He majored in music theory at Cornell University and returned to Boston to earn a Masters degree from New England Conservatory in jazz piano, bass and composition in 1995. After four years living in New York City, John again returned to Boston in 2000 to raise a family, perform, and teach at Berklee College of Music.

Funkhouser takes an active interest in a wide spectrum of music, including all kinds of jazz, from avant-garde to straight ahead to New Orleans Jazz, Brazilian and Afro-Cuban music, folk music of Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and Africa, American popular music, including funk, rock, blues, bluegrass, and hiphop, Classical from Gregorian chant to 21st century music, Hindustani and Carnatic Classical music of India, Balinese and Javanese Gamelan, and all kinds of hybrids between these various traditions....
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  • Still

    Jazsyzygy Records
    2013
  • Time

    Self Produced
    2009

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Primary Instrument:
Piano

Location:
Needham, MA

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background:
Associate Professor, Berklee College of Music Available for private teaching. Please contact through my website: http://johnfunkhouser.com/

Clinic/Workshop Information:
Most clinics are done with my trio, helping students learn about various parameters of improvisation, and helping less experienced students overcome shyness. We gear each clinic to the needs of the situation, however.

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