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Jensen, John

Jazz/Pop Piano
Loras Hall, 204
(651) 962-5899
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5899
University of St. Thomas
Department of Music, BEC 05
2115 Summit Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105

John Jensen, BA, Occidental College (Calif.) and MA piano performance, University of Southern California. Principal teachers were Gwendolyn Koldofsky and John Crown (piano), and Halsey Stevens and Ingolf Dahl (composition and 20th century techniques.) He works regularly with the Minnesota Orchestra and the SPCO, and is sought after as a collaborative pianist, playing with fine artists in concerts and music festivals across the country. He often appears on St. Paul Sunday Morning and A Prairie Home companion and has performed with artists such as Doc Severinson, Andy Williams, and Nancy Wilson.  He is co-founder of Helios, a classical-jazz quartet, and is the pianist in a jazz-only quartet of musicians from the Twin Cities. His discography includes solo recordings of classical piano, jazz, ragtime music, and chamber music with various artists. He received a Grammy nomination, a Stereo Review “Record of Special Merit” award, and a “Record of the Year” citation from the Village voice.

Spring 2020 Courses

Spring 2020 Courses
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GMUS 571 - 05 Perf Study: Piano Jazz 30' - - - - - - - -

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20775 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours


John W. Jensen

Twelve 50-minute individual lessons: 1 cr. Twelve 30-minute individual lessons: 1 cr. Arrange private lessons with the instructor before registering. Specify the instructor and duration of lessons on the course registration form.

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