PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS: Get off the page! Learn to improvise. Find your own voice and develop your own style as you progress. Do not limit yourself to one idiom. Learn a variety of music: jazz, pop, funk, Latin jazz. Practice and persistence will pay off!
Marty Olachea: Piano
Latin music & jazz are his passion: A West Coast native studied with jazz master John Handy performed at Mount Hood & Monterey Jazz Festivals jazz pianist at San Francisco landmarks "Top of the Mark" and Fairmont Hotel recorded with Carlos Santana performed with Phil Woods and accompanied Barbra Streisand. Played on cruise ships worldwide & resorts from Grossingers to Yosemite.