The History of Jazz Piano
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Hear the greatest jazz pianists come alive through keyboard virtuoso Richard Michael, BEM. Through his work on radio (BBC Scotland's Jazzhouse) and teaching (Honorary Professor of Jazz Piano, St Andrews University) Richard has informed a generation of listeners of the inner secrets that comprise jazz piano. Playing in all jazz styles and uncovering the mysteries of groove, swing and riff in an entertaining evening of chat and play. 'You name it, Michael can play it (Scotsman). 'Far too entertaining to be called a lecture (Herald). Herald Angel Winner, 2010. Sell-out Fringe show, 2012.

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