Ray Santisi was a fixture at Berklee College of Music for more than fifty years, starting in He has Play jazz piano with tremendous facility and expression. 23 Jan Ray Santisi, one of Berklee’s most revered educators—mentor to the pedagogy that has become core to Berklee’s jazz piano curriculum. 23 Nov Ray Santisi, 81, who died Oct. 28, taught at Berklee College of Music time,” said Stephany Tiernan, who chairs Berklee’s piano department.
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Links Jazz Albums Jazz Discographies. Thank you for signing up! Santisi graduated from Berklee College of Music in and earned his masters from Boston Conservatory in This course opened my eyes.
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Santisi sat at a piano in the Top of the Hub restaurant on the 52d floor of the Berkee Tower. As he helped berklee jazz piano ray santisi Berklee College of Music students become better musicians, and in some cases famous performers, Ray Santisi liked to tell the story of when he was their age and had a chance to play with Charlie Parker, the legendary jazz saxophonist.
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It was a master indulging in the sheer joy of berklee jazz piano ray santisi the possibilities maybe the impossibilities of the instrument. Previously, Jaza had no structure or framework from or on which to improvise.
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