Glenn Zaleski

Glenn Zaleski

Piano

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Meet Your Mentor

Glenn Zaleski is one of the most in-demand pianists on the New York City jazz scene. Originally from Boylston, MA, Glenn has made a name for himself playing with the likes of Ravi Coltrane, Lage Lund, and Ari Hoenig. He is a Sunnyside Records recording artist, Thelonious Monk Piano Competition semifinalist, as well as a finalist for the 2011 APA Cole Porter Fellowship in Jazz. His albums have received international acclaim and he is one of the most unique voices of his generation on the piano. He currently performs extensively in the NY Scene with his lifelong companions Rick Rosato and Colin Stranahan and recently recorded a Live album at the Jazz Standard in NYC.

Meet Glenn Zaleski
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Meet Glenn Zaleski
In this episode Glenn will introduce himself and will discuss how he will bring your piano playing to life.
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The Art Of Rhythm and Swing
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The Art Of Rhythm and Swing
Glenn explains the process necessary to deeply internalize the rhythms we used in jazz improvisation and how to develop the ability to make a melody come out of the page.
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Listen And Learn “All The Things You Are”
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Listen And Learn “All The Things You Are”
Glenn performs Jerome Kern’s classic standard “All The Things You Are” demonstrating how to make the most of the concepts he has covered.
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Listen And Learn “Visa”
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Listen And Learn “Visa”
Glenn performs the Charlie Parker blues head “Visa” infusing it with his own voice at the piano and making the most of the discussed curriculum.
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Listen And Learn “My Ideal”
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Listen And Learn “My Ideal”
Glenn performs the beautiful Richard Whiting ballad “My Ideal” demonstrating the concepts he explained.
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Using Voicing to Create Texture
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Using Voicing to Create Texture
An in depth explanation of how to take known voicings and how to garner all the possibilities and power of the material you already possess.
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The Art of Creative Composition
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The Art of Creative Composition
Glenn performs his composition “Table Talk” as a way of demonstrating how to utilize the material covered on Episode 8.
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The Compositional tool “Color”
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The Compositional tool “Color”
In this episode Glenn discusses a systematic approach to the use of the family of chords and how to infuse your playing with endless possibilities regarding color tones.
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