Survey of Piano Styles

PFSS-351
Credits: 
2
Prerequisites: 
None
Electable by: 
All
Required of: 
Piano and vibraphone principal PERF majors
Semesters Offered: 
Fall, Spring
Location: 
Boston Campus
Courses may not be offered at the listed location(s) each semester. Consult my.berklee.edu for specific term availability.

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.

Department: 
PIANO
Course chair: 
Dave Limina