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MASTER CLASS: Danny Green Trio
April 2, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT$15
Before his performance at 8:00pm, Danny will be conducting a master class at 6:30.
The Danny Green Trio presents a master class on playing Brazilian rhythms in the jazz context. Familiar styles such as samba and bossa nova will be covered, as well as less familiar styles including baião and maracatu. The trio will demonstrate and discuss the nuances of each style, starting with the basic rhythmic patterns and moving into more advanced variations. Attendees are encouraged to participate. While this master class is intended for musicians, non-musicians are welcome to attend.
About Danny Green
Danny Green is a pianist/composer/educator who has taught private piano lessons since 2000 and has also taught piano classes at Grossmont Community College, San Diego City College and Canyon Crest Academy. He has been a faculty member of the Jazz Workshop at Francis Parker since 2012 and his trio was featured as guest faculty at the 2013 CSU Summer Arts in Monterey, CA.
Danny received his B.A. in Piano Performance from UCSD, where he graduated with honors and won the “Jimmy Cheatham Jazz Award.” In 2011, he received his Master’s Degree in Music from SDSU with an emphasis on Jazz Studies and was awarded “Outstanding Graduate.”
The Danny Green Trio recently won the Best Jazz Album at the the 2015 San Diego music awards for “After The Calm.”
$15 / $10 for students