Martan Mann is now offering special individual Skype lessons based on his YouTube piano course, “JazzSkills for Piano”. If you have been viewing and practicing the lessons and would like personal instruction based on the lessons, contact Martan at (831) 338-4986 or martan@musicmann.com. The lessons are paid through PayPal and are $39.95 for a 20 minute lesson. The lessons should relate to specific lessons in “JazzSkills for Piano”. You should have a Skype account and a webcam.

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Martan Mann has been teaching piano for 40 years. He is the past Improvisation Chairman for the Music Teacher’s Association of California and has a Master’s Degree in Music from San Jose State University, studying under Aiko Onishi. Martan is the author of three currently published books: “Jazz Improvisation for the Classical Pianist”; “New Age Improvisation for the Classical Pianist”; and “Improvising Blues Piano”. He also has two videos in conjunction with the Jazz Improv book. Martan’s jazz teachers have included: Wilbert Baranco; Frederic Saatman; Don Haas; Mark Levine; Art Lande and Kenny Werner.

Martan frequently travels and lectures on music improvisation and teaches privately out of his home in Boulder Creek, California (near Santa Cruz) – (831) 338-4986. He also teaches at West Valley Music, Mt. View, California (650) 961-1566 and the Hope Street Music Studios in Mt. View 278 Hope Street, Suite E, Mountain View, CA 94041 (650) 961-2192.  Please call or email for further information about clinics or lessons.