I want to personally invite you to join me and my friends at the following public concerts and gigs . . . love to see you there. These gigs are mainly in the San Francisco, Santa Cruz, San Jose & Monterey Bay Area. Best to you . . . Martan :)
JULY 2019 PUBLIC GIGS
FEATURED GIG: Sanderlings
Friday, July 19 – 8 – 11 pm
Here’s an all-star jazz group in a super-cool setting. I’m fortunate to play with Scotty Wright (voc), Steve Robertson (drs & leader); Dan Robbins, (bs) and me (keys). The food is great. It’s casual. We will be swinging. Hope you can drop by. Seascape Convention Center, Aptos
San Jose Country Club Sunday, TBA – 5:30 – 8:30 pm
I’m really looking forward to playing for the fine members of this fine club (members only). San Jose Country Club, San Jose
Dominican OaksFriday, TBA, – 7:15 pm I always enjoy playing for the fine residents of Dominican Oaks. Dominican Oaks, 3400 Paul Sweet Road, Santa Cruz
Merrill GardensThursday, July 4 – 1 pm
I absolutely love playing solo piano and with trumpet player, Lewis Keiser (Fourth of July) for the fine residents of Merrill Gardens (Campbell). We always have a great time playing the trad tunes that everyone loves. Merrill Gardens, Winchester, Campbell
Westhope Presbyterian Church
Every Sunday – 10 am Service I play every Sunday for the beautiful Westhope Presbyterian Church in Saratoga. Westhope Presbyterian Church, 12850 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga,
Here’s some exciting new news regarding my new online jazz piano improv course, “JazzSkills for Piano (Getting from Here to There)“. This is an intensive, deep, serious course in developing the skills necessary to play jazz piano. It’s the subconscious which does the playing . . . you have the FUN. This is your time to get started!
JazzSkills for Piano:
Over 200 lesson videos
The Private Lesson Blog
JAZZ MASTERCLASS: Step-by-Step (stand alone lessons)
This series of lessons give step-by-step instruction in analyzing and developing specific tunes and styles. This solves mysteries. This gives answers Now! You can choose your tune and/or style to develop it fully and creatively. New Step-by-Step Lessons will be added often. Visit his website: Musicmann.comto join his mailing list to stay current on the release of new lessons.
These lessons are fairly advanced and assume that you already have basic skills as a jazz pianist. If you need to work on your jazz skills . . . consider enrolling in Martan’s intensive online jazz piano course JazzSkills for Piano. This course will definitely take you “From Here to There”. Visit JazzSkills for Piano to receive Four Free Videos.
Martan Mann is now offering special individual Skype lessons based on his new internet jazz piano course, JazzSkills for Piano. The Skype sessions are paid through PayPal. You should have a Skype account and a webcam. Click Here for more information.
I want to remind vocalists that I can provide rehearsal and recording services. I have a beautiful Yamaha C7 and excellent recording equipment. It’s quick and easy to record a demo or complete CD. CD artwork is also available.
I can also create Band in a Box charts and recordings which sound like a real band. You’ll be amazed!!! TURN OFF THE MUSIC AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE.
The above is an audio file, “You’d be so nice to come home to”. It has my live piano playing mixed with the BIAB file. The first and third chorus is a backup for the vocalist. The second chorus is a sax solo. BIAB can put the song into any key, style, soloing instrument, tempo, etc.