Rob Cohen

Rob Cohen

I have been playing keyboards professionally for several years doing anything from church organ and cocktail piano to playing in bands that span many different genres: pop cover music, afrobeat, funk, salsa, jazz, blues, rock, and original music in an experimental rock and jazz group. Custom designing the content of lessons to the needs/desires of my individual students, I teach everything from classical technique and reading music to music theory to jazz and rock performance to improvisation as a concept independent of "genre." In addition to instructing performers, I also lend my experience as a composer and arranger to those interested in writing/transcribing music.

Genre(s)

Classical, Jazz, Pop, Rock, Other

Education

-Bachelors Degree (Wesleyan University): double major in Music and Mathematics

-Masters Degree (NYU): Secondary Math Education

Awards

-received Honors for Music thesis
(which comprised of technical analysis of my own original compositions as well as selected works by Frank Zappa and Sun Ra)

-recipient of the Newton Fellowship through Math for America

-received several solo awards while competing in my hometown's school jazz band

Associations

-American Guild of Organists

-ASCAP

Influences

Frank Zappa

Links

Steinway Web Address

steinway.com/teachers/dorecohen

Address

683 Willoughby Ave.
Brooklyn, New York 11206
United States

Contact

Phone: 484-571-7331
Website: www.rob-cohen.com