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Sean Wayland

Primary Instrument: Keyboard

Sean Wayland was born in Sydney, Australia, and resides in New York now. He is well known and respected for his prolific writing, and unique harmony and rhythm.

Reviewers have said:

“Music Pours easily from Sean Wayland”: limelight CD review

“Superman plays for keeps”: Sydney Morning Herald CD review

“Sean Wayland has long been something of a legend among Sydney jazz circles”: Jazzgroove

“But if you took the names of Brad Mehldau, Larry Goldings or Joey Calderazzo, he (Sean) is a player of the same high caliber”-Mark F. Turner, AllAboutJazz

His was a musical family, his father's love of jazz enabled Sean to hear the music of Keith Jarrett, Chick Corea and others as a young child. His father's mother Muriel Cohen was a concert pianist and the first Australian to perform Olivier Messiaen's Catalogue D'Oiseax publicly. To this day Sean is still entranced by Debussy and Messiaen. Perhaps intimidated by living up to his family's talent, Sean chose to study the violin as a child. His interest in the piano increased and as a teenager he fooled around on the instrument. The fact that he was already an accomplished fiddler and had a busy schedule playing with school orchestras etc meant that he had little time to practise piano. In his final year of high school Sean met jazz pianist John Bostock —....
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    Seed Music
    2008
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Featured recording “Click Track Jazz 1”

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Click Track Jazz 1

Seed Music (2012)

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”Sean Wayland has long been something of a legend among Sydney jazz circles.” —Jazzgroove

”Music Pours easily from Sean Wayland” —Limelight CD reviews

”Superman plays for keeps” —Sydney Morning Herald CD review

Primary InstrumentKeyboard

LocationBrooklyn, NY

Willing to teachBeginners

Credentials/BackgroundFor violin lessons, classical piano lessosn, jazz piano lessons, contemporary keyboard lessons. available during weekdays, evenings and weekends. Rate: $45/0.5 hour, $75/hour head teacher at the Australian Institute of Music for Keyboard harmony, and Piano for 2 years.

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