Teacher: Graham Bishop
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Teaching Expertise : piano / keyboard / songwriting / vocals / music theory classical, jazz, modern, blues, boogie, ragtime, Improvisation
Graham has been playing piano since he was 10. Initially he studied classical piano working through the Australian Music Examinations Board (A.M.E.B.) grades to finish his Associate Music award (A.MUS.A)
He then began working in original and covers bands and developing his pianistic skills in different styles.
At this time Graham began teaching piano on a regular basis.
Moving to Perth and while playing solo piano, he joined a composite covers / original band and toured Western Australia, Northern Territory and Queensland over a 7 month period.
Returning to Melbourne he joined several bands before forming a very successful covers band “Wizards”
After that Graham released an original relaxation album "Earth’s Wish" – later called "Once Upon a Moment” that received regular TV / airplay on SBS TV.
Later he formed a jazz/ rock /blues/ fusion original band "Vertigo4" where Graham was the songwriter, and the band received some radio exposure on PBS radio in Melbourne.
He has also played in a number of jazz bands, other rock bands and regularly played solo piano gigs around Melbourne.
- Graham’ teaching styles can help you from beginner to advanced.
- He teaches a wide range of styles from classical to jazz & blues, and modern styles.
- He can inspire you with a really positive approach and give you insights into the best way to develop your practice routine to achieve your best results.
Below are some links to Graham's music
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Body & Soul (excerpt) mp3 jazz standard
Piano Man (excerpt) mp3 modern standard
Fantasie Impromptu (excerpt) mp3 classical by chopin
Bittersweet jazz band playing jazz standards
ENERJETIK Rock/ Dance Band playing covers songs
Reverbnation original songs
Once Upon a Moment – relaxation music original
Wonderous Dream mp3 a relaxation original
Indigo mp3 jazz / blues original
Piano Improvisation mp3
You Tube solo piano some excerpts of piano playing from a gig
You Tube Jailhouse Rock with Dean Vegas a bit if fun at an 'Elvis" gig
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