Performing music that swings, sounds cool, with great harmony and melody is my life's work. I prefer the structure of straight- ahead jazz as it gives me a chance to play the lines, phrases and licks that create an emotional response from my band members and the audience.
As bandleader, I keep us working, organized and write most of the arrangements and original material we use in our performances. We generally work as a trio up to a sextet and played every Saturday night at our “home base” at Mistral on Market Street for many years. We now perform at a great variety of locations across the southeast. Many of our members are working full time as musicians.
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North Charleston, SC
Willing to teach
Intermediate to advanced students
I would like to take on a few serious piano jazz students. My rates
are $35/hr. I don't have a degree in musical education, but I have a
structured program based on my own experience and training.
With hard work on your part, it will give you what it takes to be a