Johann Sebastian Bach was one of the greatest musical improvisers of all time. Here is Charles Rosen's account of the day Bach improvised a six part fugue for the king of Prussia!Read More
Charlie Pennel is a piano teacher in Jamaica Plain, MA. Charlie teaches in his studio and offers in-home piano lessons in JP, Brookline, Cambridge, Boston and nearby communities. Charlie's current project, Improvilirium! The Beginning Pianist's Guide to the Joyful Art of Improvisation is a unique resource for beginning pianists of all ages. Distilling insights and strategies from master improvisers and featuring over 300 original songs, etudes, and exercises. Imrpovilirium! teaches students to trust their ears "think" with their hands. and play from the heart.