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Richard B.

Creative Piano Lessons

Ridgewood, NY (11385)

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I teach musicians of all levels who are interested in expanding their creative potential through improvisation, music theory and piano technique.

Lessons in your home or in my apt/recording studio.

I have appeared on the Food Network as a pianist for the hit show Paula's Party

My songwriting has been used on the PBS series Roadtrip Nation.

I have written performed on and produced 9 recordings for Rising Rose Records which have all charted on public and college radio stations over the last several years.

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Richard’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Piano, Writing
Composition (Music), Ear Training, General Music, Music History, Music Theory, Piano, Songwriting
Music History
Literature, Proofreading, Writing

Composition (Music)

I took a Master class in composition with Olivier Messiaen at Oberlin Conservatory and have a B.M in Piano from Oberlin Conservatory. I composed 9 CD Recordings for Rising Rose Records over the past 10 years and composed music for the PBS series Road Trip Nation.

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Recording Artist :
Nine CD's released on Rising Rose Records which have all charted on public and college radio stations.

Pianist/Performing Artist :
Comprehensive career performing stylistically diverse music at clubs , parties and special events -- Partial list of venues :
Birdland , The Knitting Factory , Lincoln Center , The Food Network, The UN , 21 Club , CBGB's , Kool Jazz Festival etc..

Accompanist ;
Work as pianist for Jaques D'Amboise , Liza Minelli, Ann Reinking among others.

Bachelor of Music from Oberlin Conservatory.


I have a B.M from Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Piano, and over 30 years experience performing, recording and teaching in New York City.


Principle songwriter on nine CD's released on Rising Rose Records which have all charted on public and college radio stations and been praised in reviews from Critical Magazines such as Cadence, Jazz Improv , All About Jazz, Shredding Paper, Performing Songwriter, etc...
Songwriting used in PBS series Road Trip Nation.
B.M from Oberlin Conservatory

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Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $85.00

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Richard will travel within 20 miles of Ridgewood, NY 11385.

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