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Martan Mann

Master's Degree in Music from San Jose State University Studied music and business at San Francisco State University; Hawaii Pacific College; University of Hawaii. Private piano teachers: Wilbert Baranco; Frederic Saatman; Don Haas; Mark Levine; Art Lande and Kenny Werner. Has performed extensively in clubs and concerts throughout Northern California and Hawaii

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Primary Instrument

Piano

Location

Boulder Creek, CA

Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced

Credentials/Background

Martan Mann has been teaching piano for 35 years. He is the past Improvisation Chairman for the Music Teacher's Association of California and has a Master's Degree in Music from San Jose State University, studying under Aiko Onishi. Martan is the author of three currently published books: "Jazz Improvisation for the Classical Pianist"; "New Age Improvisation for the Classical Pianist"; and "Improvising Blues Piano". He also has two videos in conjunction with the Jazz Improv book. Martan frequently travels and lectures on music improvisation and teaches privately out of his home in Boulder Creek, California (near Santa Cruz) - (831) 338-4986

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Discography