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Bradley Sowash

Bradley Sowash is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and educator known for his innovative online group jazz piano classes, widely-acclaimed keyboard improvisation books, and as the co-founder of 88 Creative Keys workshops and webinars for music teachers. Learn more at


In 1999, he was the featured artist at the Arts Midwest 15-state regional conference in Cleveland, Ohio. He is listed in John Schaefer's book, New Sounds: A Listener's Guide to New Music and in Katherine Teck's Movement to Music. Sowash has received numerous grants from the Ohio Arts Council as well as from the New York State Council on the Arts, the Hazelbaker Foundation, the Jerome Foundation, and the New York Foundation for the Arts.


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He can really move an audience along with zest and wit. - Billboard Magazine

Sowash's music powerfully conjures the moods. - Village Voice

Bradley Sowash is quite simply one of the best pianists on the contemporary scene. - Solo Piano Publications

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Intermediate to advanced


Want to have more fun playing or teaching piano? Learn to “do your own thing” with Pop, Blues, and Jazz standards. These are interactive “live” group lessons, not pre-produced videos. Watch replay videos of lessons you miss or want to review on YouTube (group lessons only). 8-week terms have clear pre-set topics, tunes, and takeaways. No long-longterm commitment. 75-minute “one-hour” classes include a 15 minute buffer to allow for potential tech glitches that are inherent to the internet and a “softer” end point. Multiple angles: see instructor’s face, piano keys, and instant notated examples. Opt for active participation on or watch passively off camera (group lessons only). Share videos and network with fellow participants in a private Facebook group.

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