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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]