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Jean-Michel Pilc

Here is a series of clips from jazz pianist and educator Jean-Michel Pilc. He has been a faculty member at NYU since 2006. He has played with greats like Michael Brecker, Dave Liebman, Chris Potter and Richard Bona.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwrbPXwow4Y]
In this short clip Pilc talks about the difference between playing what YOU hear vs the instrument playing YOU.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fo71IYASARo]
Pilc has interesting views on music education.
I recently purchased his book It’s About Music: The Art and Heart of Improvisation” which Im currently still reading. Stay tuned for my review.
Here is an interview with Pilc talking about his book
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrhFyRWi008]

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An evening with Paul Grabowsky

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWfzaiUiRsQ]
I saw this on the ABC a few months ago. Paul is such an interesting guy and I loved this interview. Thanks Youtube for giving musicians access to so much educational material from all over the world.
For those that don’t know, Paul is one of Australia’a leading jazz musicians. Here is a link to his website.