Peter Shepherd - jazz piano teacher

Peter Shepherd - jazz piano teacher

I'm a specialist jazz piano teacher, and a performing jazz musician.

I accept pupils of any age and with any level of piano playing experience.

If you play a bit of jazz, I can help you improve.

Pupils who have been taught some (or a lot of) classical piano, and would like to learn how to play jazz, are most welcome.

I also teach pupils who are adept on other instruments to play jazz.

I teach theory (classical or jazz) to any level.

Location

Lessons are given at my house in Hemingford Grey, Cambridgeshire, on my upright Yamaha piano.

I also teach online via Sype or Zoom etc.

Qualifications

I have a London College of Music A(mus) diploma, which is a qualification in stylistic composition.

Contact Information

  • St Ives, Cambridgeshire PE28 9EN
    England
  • Phone: View Phone
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Additional User Information

Disclosure and Barring Service: No

Qualification: AMusLCM

Other Information

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Did You Know Piano Facts

1730
The firm of Kirkman piano makers was founded in 1730, according to the Pierce Piano Atlas. However, Kirkman inherited the business from Tabel's wife, whom he married one month after Tabel's death. Tabel was a harpsichord maker who trained with Ruckers. He came to London in 1680 and set up making harpsichords. Abraham Kirkman, who was born in 1710 inBischweiler near Strasbourg, came to work for Tabel. In 1742 hemoved to Great Pulteney Street. These are some later dates and locations for him:
(1817) (Grand Pianoforte Maker to Her Majesty and H.R.H. The PrinceRegent)
(1818-1832) (Grand Pianoforte Maker to His Majesty) 19 Broad Street,Golden Square
(1822-1896) Kirkman, Joseph (Junior) 67 Frith Street, Soho
(1831) 3 Soho Square
(1846) 9 Dean Street
(1848) DuLour's Place, Golden Square
(1864) 21 Broad Street, Golden Square
(1894) 12A George Street, Hanover Square
They had associates with Collard who were based at 50 Bond Street,London, the same as Chappell. There is a fine example of a Kirkmanharpsichord at the Colt Clavier private collection. In 1896Georgiana Kirkman sold the business to Collard's at cost.