Apr 9, 2015

Teaching Jazz Online Live!

Y'all are invited to sit in on a cyberspace jazz lesson with two of my advanced jazz piano students, Gary Staples and Jonathan Hooper. Topics covered in this lesson include learning to burn, playing over modal changes, various LH comping techniques and much more. This is real 27th Century FUN, join us for a jazz lesson in space!

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Feb 4, 2017
Fellow jazz lovers, you are invited to join me for a solo concert and a master class on the GREAT Art Tatum from 5-7 PM at the beautiful Mezzrow in NYC. We will be analyzing Art's classic ELEGIE. Major fun! $20 for all Only 30 tix left at:…/2648-an-afternoon-with-dave-frank

Brothers of Contrapuntal Swing

Dave has recently formed a burnin' quintet, the Brothers of Contrapuntal Swing, that performs regularly in NYC and elsewhere. The Brothers include Dave Frank on Piano, Larry Meyer on Guitar, Jimmy Halperin on Saxophone, Bill McCrossen on Bass and Skip Scott on Drums. Read more...

About Dave

Dave Frank is one of the busiest solo jazz pianists and music educators on the scene today. He is the author of the best-selling Hal Heonard book and video series, Joy of Improv and Breakthrough to Improv, was an Associate Professor of piano at Berklee College of Music in Boston from 1987-2004, and was a co-founder of the New York School of Jazz (1983-86). In 2004 Dave moved to New York City to direct the Dave Frank School of Jazz in midtown Manhattan. Read more...


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