In association with
Mr Aron Ottignon

Qualifications:
Award winning jazz pianist. Recent performances include London JAzz Festival, Sydney Opera House and France tour. Coming up Solo performance in Shanghai.
Instruments: Piano
Genre/Style(s): Jazz
blues
pop
latin
funk
cabaret
original
most styles
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced


Notes:

PIANO LESSONS OFFERED FROM INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED JAZZ MUSICIAN*********************

Award winning concert pianist & composer offering lessons in Central London from June onwards. This is a rare opportunity to work with an experienced virtuoso.

Lessons will include:
-Piano Technique
-Harmony
-Improvisation
-Regional Rhythms Including: Latin, Funk, Blues, Reggae

Intended for students of all levels and ages with a significant interest to develop compositional as well as strong performance technique and ability.


Musicians Background:

My experience has been an eclectic combination of my own ambitions which sprouted at the early age of age of 11, when I won my first award for New Zealand's most outstanding jazz musician under the age of 25. This became the catalyst for my international career where I not only managed to complete an extensive musical education but had the opportunity to participate in various competitions which became the foundation of my career. Over the past 6 months on tour I have been showcased in various international festivals in Paris, London, Lyon, Strasbourg, Luxembourg, Shanghai, The Royal Opera House in Sydney, Auckland festival.

Lessons available on an hourly basis weekdays, but open to flexibility.

Rates available upon request

Please contact:

Monique Reno-Gaffey +44 07726455638

[email protected]


Previous performances have included:

*Russell Croweís (Actor) New Years Eve Celebration, Solo Piano entertainment & Duo with
Richard Tognetti - Leader of Australian Chamber Orchestra, *Big Day Out ñ Sydney - The Aron Ottignon Trio *Jackie Orsaczky ñ album launch and tour Hungary, *Tour to Manchester festival, Capsis & Ottignon, *Cockatoo Island Festival ñAronas, *Melbourne International Jazz Festival - Aronas, *Wayne Cooper Fashion Show Sydney Fashion Week, *Hong Kong Shanghai tour (twice) ñ Capsis, *BBC Edinburgh Musical Director for Live Chat show at Edinburgh Festival, *Huntington Music Festival with Australian Chamber Orchestra, *2 week season at the Sydney Opera House -ëSell-Outí Playhouse Theatre with Capsis, *Month residency ìWine Bancî Sydney - Late night Jazz & Latin Sessions, *ìOpera
on the Beach, Australia Dayî - Solo Piano, *Basement ñ Emma Pask quintet; 2002, *Capsis vs Capsis - SOH season @ The Studio *James Morrison ñìCuban Experienceî - The Basement, *ABC TV segment on Jazz program - ëThe Pulseí, *2000 Olympic Games Medal Celebration event: MCA, *Opening for New Millennium Hotels Solo piano -
Presented by Prime Minister Jim Bolger.

ìOttignon is a world-class musician. His brand of testosterone-fuelled, Rachmaninov-goes-jazz
playing will take your breath awayî
Edinburgh Festival Review ñ The Scotsman 2003

ìHis original style and Musical Intelligence is matched with an explosive technical ability. His
breathtaking solos are edge-of-the-seat stuff.î
The Sydney Morning Herald 2002

ìOttignon at his most soulful and most virtuosic simultaneouslyî
The Sydney Morning Herald 2002

ìThe wildly bucking ride he offered on his own ëchiseled teethí, while his AK DOV was the
nights highlight; a tear away anthem which the young composerís solo brought shuddering to
a climaxî
Sydney Morning Herald 2002

ìAron Ottignon is a piano player to marvel atî
Sydney Morning Herald 2002

ìJazz Prodigyî
Sun-Herald 2002

ìJazz Wizardî
Sunday Telegraph 2002

Contact Aron

Address: Greater London
W14 8DH
Phone: 07877677422
Mobile: 07877677422

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