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Jean-Michel Pilc Piano Playing Transcending The Instrument

Jean-MIchel Pilc Piano Playing Transcending the Instrument

Jean-Michel Pilc: Piano Playing – Transcending The Instrument

Jean-Michel Pilc Piano Playing Transcending the Instrument


* For ANY Pianist interested in Technique & Practicing!* Learn from a Piano Master…* Jam-packed 2-hour 25-minute Piano Lesson* 60-Minute Interview by Dan Tepfer* For ALL Levels!

An innovative & beyond-brilliant pianist who has spurred a new breed of young adventurous pianists and a hero to many young musicians. His impact on his students is profound.” KENNY WERNER

I really liked this workshop! Pilc's approach completely renewed the way I saw technical piano work (scales, Hanon, etc.).Lots of great tips for exercises & techniques to improve interpretation and improvisation.A real method to create your own exercises whatever your level is & a method to develop your musicality.“Amael Cattaruzza, France (5-Star Amazon Review)

Someone once wrote thatMr. Pilc starts at Mars & then goes from there. At once stunning, dumbfounding, compelling & brilliant beyond description.”Besides being a prolific leader, composer & educator, Pilc has played with an impressive list of musicians: Roy Haynes, Michael Brecker, Marcus Miller, Kenny Garrett & as Harry Belafonte's MD.

In this Video Jean-Michel talks piano technique & improvisation in a new and refreshing way.

Using both classical & jazz examples, way beyond drills & exercises, it will help you rise above mere technique & truly bring out the individual voices in any piano performance as ONE piece/story/shape!

Utterly inspiring! Both Pilc & Kenny Werner have this uncanny ability to communicate about the more “esoteric” aspects of playing music in an unpretentious way, accompanied by PRACTICAL advice that yields tangible changes in one's playing/listening/awareness of sound/music.Every time I watch any of the JazzHeaven videos I pick up some new detail or insight!“Mark Foster, USA (5-Star Amazon Review)

Boost Your Technique, Challenge Your Thinking & Learn about:

* True Technique vs. “Finger Work”* Why there are no “absolute Rules” about Technique* Classical Music as a Practice Goldmine (detailed how-to)* Economy – Managing Your Energy – why the Goal is to only use 50-60%* Avoiding the “Jazz Autopilot Trap”

* Unusual, creative Ways to look at Hanon Exercises* Different Fingerings for Scales & Arpeggios* The “Peripheral Vision Concept”* How to Improve Your Consistency (good for “bad days”)* Watch JMP make Mistakes – and recover & learn from it* Using Your Fingers as 10 Unique Instruments

For Any Pianist interested in Technique & Practicing!

Jam-packed 2-hour 20-minute Piano LessonPLUS: 60-Minute Interview by Dan TepferFor ALL Levels!

Finally something different! Pilc surprises me all the time. Easily the most important jazz workshop I've come across. After this video you will stop thinking about styles and you will start to think about MUSIC. If you buy only 1 piano lesson this year, buy this one!“David Magyel, Norway (5-Star Amazon Review Excerpt)

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AllAboutJazz.com Review about this Instructional Video:Pilc's first Jazz Heaven video “True Jazz Improvisation” was a universal tool that looked beyond his instrument.On his second Jazz Heaven release, the pianist telescopes his presentation and thinking.”Piano Playing: Transcending The Instrument” still speaks to the need for broad listening skills, understanding, and vision, as Pilc relates the piano to a variety of things, shares universal truths, and touches on the need to take on the role of other instruments. But make no mistake about it: This is a video geared specifically toward pianists.

Pilc links the ideas he presents here to his other video, but he quickly moves past it.He discusses important but often-overlooked topics (i.e. economy in playing, musical consistency, etc.), shares creative ways to tackle and dissect scales and Hanon exercises, emphasizes the idea of improvising as on-the-spot creation rather than blowing, and references everybody from Martial Solal to Franz Schubert to Art Tatum to Glenn Gould to make his points.

Along the way, Pilc zones in on the importance of classical musical and gives helpful hints on how to improve and expand as a player (i.e. different fingerings, dynamic independence between hands, slow play, etc.). But he's quick to point out that technique is a means to an end, not an end in and of itself. While there's much to absorb here for any player, intermediate-to-advanced pianists will better appreciate the subtleties and ideas that Pilc shares through his words and his playing. In addition to the one-hundred-and-forty-five minute masterclass, the video contains a revealing sixty-five minute interview with Pilc, conducted by pianist Dan Tepfer.AllAboutJazz


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