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Jensen, John

Jazz/Pop Piano
Office
Loras Hall, 204
Phone
(651) 962-5899
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5899
Mail
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.

Fall 2019 Courses

Fall 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

J-Term 2020 Courses

J-Term 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Spring 2020 Courses

Spring 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
MUSP 153 - 01 Elective: Jazz Piano 30' - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

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Location:

Course Registration Number:

20186 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

.5 Credit Hours

Instructor:

John W. Jensen

Individual studies with a jazz pianist, developing jazz style and working on improvisation. Prerequisite: Some facility on the piano. Please click here for the registration form. Once complete, the Music Department will register for you on Murphy.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MUSP 153 - 02 Elective: Jazz Piano 50' - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

20429 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours

Instructor:

John W. Jensen

Individual studies with a jazz pianist, developing jazz style and working on improvisation. Prerequisite: Some facility on the piano. Students must complete an online Lesson Registration Form with the music department in addition to registering through Murphy. Please got to the following link and read the ‘Registration’ section. https://stthomas.edu/music/lessons/

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MUSP 153 - 03 Elective: Jazz Piano 30' - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

22842 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

.5 Credit Hours

Instructor:

John W. Jensen

Individual studies with a jazz pianist, developing jazz style and working on improvisation. Prerequisite: Some facility on the piano. Please click here for the registration form. Once complete, the Music Department will register for you on Murphy.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MUSP 153 - 04 Elective: Jazz Piano 50' - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

22843 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours

Instructor:

John W. Jensen

Individual studies with a jazz pianist, developing jazz style and working on improvisation. Prerequisite: Some facility on the piano. Students must complete an online Lesson Registration Form with the music department in addition to registering through Murphy. Please got to the following link and read the ‘Registration’ section. https://stthomas.edu/music/lessons/

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MUSP 253 - 01 Applied BA: Jazz Piano 50' - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

21883 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours

Instructor:

John W. Jensen

Major-level private performance studies lessons for all music majors except BM Performance. Please click here for the registration form. Once complete, the Music Department will register for you on Murphy.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MUSP 253 - 02 Applied BA: Jazz Piano 50' - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

22894 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours

Instructor:

John W. Jensen

Major-level private performance studies lessons for all music majors except BM Performance. Please click here for the registration form. Once complete, the Music Department will register for you on Murphy.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)