Survey of Piano Styles

Course Number
PFSS-351
Description
A study of the history and development of the art of jazz piano and the lives and times of the artists themselves. Through listening to archival and contemporary recordings and analysis and discussions, the rich diversity of the different jazz styles will be examined, along with the artists associated with certain styles. Solo piano and group playing from ragtime to contemporary will be addressed.
Credits
2
Prerequisites
None
Electable By
All
Required Of
Piano and vibraphone principal PERF majors
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring
Location
Boston Campus
Department
PIANO
Course Chair
Dave Limina

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