​Pianist-composer Jeremy Siskind is “a genuine visionary” (Indianapolis Star) who “seems to defy all boundaries” (JazzInk) with music “rich in texture and nuance” (Downbeat). A top finisher in several national and international jazz piano competitions, Siskind is a two-time laureate of the American Pianists Association and the winner of the Nottingham International Jazz Piano Competition. Since making his professional debut juxtaposing Debussy’s Etudes with jazz standards at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall, Siskind has established himself as one of the nation’s most innovative and virtuosic modern pianists.

Siskind’s multifaceted career often finds him combining musical styles and breaking aesthetic norms. As the leader of “The Housewarming Project,” Siskind has not only created “a shining example of chamber jazz” (Downbeat) whose albums often land on critics’ “best of the year” lists. He’s also established himself as a pioneer of the in-home concert movement by presenting well over 100 in-home concerts in 26 states.

A highly-respected educator, Siskind has written 13 publications with Hal Leonard, including the landmark instructional books Playing Solo Jazz Piano and Jazz Piano Fundamentals. He currently teaches at California’s Fullerton College, chairs the National Conference for Keyboard Pedagogy’s “Creativity Track,” and spreads peace through music in places like Lebanon, Tunisia, and Thailand with the non-profit organization, Jazz Education AbroadJeremy Siskind is a Yamaha artist.

About Jeremy Siskind

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His 2019 book-CD project, Perpetual Motion Etudes for Piano, blurs the line between classical, through-composed, piano etudes and jazz-based improvisations and invites other pianists to do the same through a beautifully self-published work that includes “Optional Improvisation Instructions” for each piece.

Jeremy Siskind's Latest Courses

In this workshop, we'll learn a fun swing arrangement of We Wish You a Merry Christmas. Discover how to transform the lead sheet with different rhythms, bass lines, reharmonizations, and melodic fills.

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Jeremy Siskind's Quick Tips (Instructor)

Join Jonny and Jeremy Siskind as they discuss the 3 essential elements of Solo Jazz Piano Playing. Learn practical tips to incorporate melody, harmony, and bass using stride, walking bass, and shared hand techniques.

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Jeremy Siskind's Smartsheets

In this workshop, we'll learn a fun swing arrangement of We Wish You a Merry Christmas. Discover how to transform the lead sheet with different rhythms, bass lines, reharmonizations, and melodic fills.

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Jeremy Siskind's Latest Shows
Live Workshop (December 2021)

In this Live Workshop, we'll be learning We Wish You a Merry Christmas in a Jazz Swing style

Intermediate/Advanced Q+A Submissions (April 2021)

In this Intermediate/Advanced Q&A Submissions video, Jeremy answered all of your questions that were submitted in the month of April.

Student Assessment (April 2021)

In this Student Assessment video, Jeremy reviewed student video submissions from April and provided personalized feedback.

Student Assessment (February 2021)

In this Student Assessment video, Jeremy Siskind reviewed student video submissions from February and provided personalized feedback.

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