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D C DowDell
Works at A Passion for Jazz! Music Studios
Attended University of California, Los Angeles
Lives in San Diego
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"Play what you feel, feel what you play."
- D C DowDell #jazz #music ♪♫
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"Follow your heart & fulfill your dreams,
 for the dream itself shall seek the dreamer
 & a dream is a wish your heart makes."
 - Jiminy Cricket #jazz #music ♪♫
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"I never wanted to be famous. I only wanted to be great." - Ray Charles #jazz #music ♪♫
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"Music should always be an adventure."
- Coleman Hawkins #jazz #music ♪♫
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"You have to be present for #Jazz - that simple."
- Keith Jarrett ♪♫
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"Play the way you like to sound & soon you'll sound the way you like to play." - D C DowDell #jazz #music ♪♫
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"After two takes you're imitating yourself."
 - Thelonious Monk #jazz #music ♪♫
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 "Listening is the key to everything good in #music."
- Pat Metheny #jazz ♪♫
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"We recorded to document ourselves, not to sell a lot of records."
- Stan Getz #jazz #music ♪♫
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Pianist & Educator
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I can play the minute waltz in 57 seconds.
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  • A Passion for Jazz! Music Studios
    Professor of Music, present
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A Passion for Jazz! Music Studios 4978 Niagara Ave. San Diego, CA, USA 92107-3117
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Introduction
 D C DowDell is a dynamic Jazz pianist/composer available for private Jazz piano lessons, workshops and clinics, recording and live performance with his Jazz ensemble or as a solo artist. D C has appeared with Bobby Vinton, Marilyn McCoo and Rosemary Clooney just to name a few. 

 Influenced by Jazz greats such as Bill Evans, Keith Jarrett, Kenny Baron and Herbie Hancock, D C's style and piano technique blends the fine inner voicings of modal with the highly energetic impressions of the avante garde.
 

 D C's passion for Jazz has also led to composing and arranging charts for top vocalists, solo instrumental artists and orchestra with influences from Gil Evans, Bob Florence and George Russell. 

 Born in Southern California, D C DowDell studied Music Education at UCLA and earned Masters of Music Composition at UNT. 

 D C DowDell currently lives in San Diego, California where he appears locally with Jazz ensemble and teaches Jazz theory and composition at A Passion for Jazz! music studios. 
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Throughout my life I've successfully maintained an insatiable quest for mindless self-indulgence.
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  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of North Texas
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Basic Musicianship for Jazz Pianists, Vocalists & Composers.
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Introduction to Jazz theory & harmony including note values, timing, intervals, chord structure, scales & modes.

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Jazz Etymology
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Etymology: word origins for Jazz, gig, jelly roll, juke, swing and boogie woogie.

How to Sing the Blues
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Some pointers for singing the blues.

How to Play Jazz Sax
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Some pointers for playing Jazz sax.

Jazz Glossary
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Jazz terminology, definitions of commonly used phrases from the perspective of the Jazz musician.

Piano Chords Chart
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Chart of common piano chords.

A Great Day in Harlem: Photo
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Jazz Chords Chart
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Chart of chords and symbols commonly used in Jazz.

Tritone Chord Substitution
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Tritone substitution used in Jazz chord progressions.

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Photos of jazz vocalist and educator Denise Prutsman.

A Passion for Jazz! Music History and Education
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History of Jazz music origins, styles and musicians featuring timeline, photos, festivals, glossary, guitar & piano chords, scales & online

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