As a jazz pianist I can’t help adding jazzy notes and harmonies to my ballet class music.
It’s also in my genes to pay great attention to rhythm and tempo.
I recently started recording some of these jazz standards which has been a lot of fun.
I have released some of the songs on these two albums:
The other day I received a wonderful email from a dance teacher in Australia. Her name is Angela Ireson and besides of being a studio owner of “The Angela Ireson Dance Theatre” for many years, she also teaches at a bunch of dance schools including the “Encore Dance and Music Theatre School“.
Angela teaches ballet and also tap dance and she was so kind to bring to my attention that my music is very well suited for the tap lessons as well as the ballet classes.
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On a side note…
I actually did play for tap dance classes at “The Danish National School of Performing Arts” about 10 years ago.
It was a lot of fun and these days as I sit every monday night watching the new season of Game of Thrones it kind of ruins the story for me a bit that I inside my head have pictures of Euron Greyjoy aka Pilou Asbæk and wildling leader Karsi aka Birgitte Hjort Sørensen tapping away to my stride piano playing :o)