Pianist, Composer, Improviser, Educator
Bill Graham is a Pianist, Composer, Improviser, and Educator based out of Atlanta, GA. He has been playing music for as long as he can remember. Coming from a musical family, he started gigging in his early teens. His playing and compositions featured on the 2022 jazz trio album "Fault Lines," have been heard on over 30 radio stations worldwide.
In addition to performing and composing, he has maintained a keen interest in education, keeping a full roster of students, as well as having written a book (with another on the way) on jazz improvisation, along with having a series of popular educational videos on Youtube. He can regularly be heard playing solo piano at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
Online Lessons Available
If you're interested in taking online lessons via Skype or Zoom, I charge $60 per hour.
Send me an email and we can schedule your first lesson. We can talk about Jazz, Improvisation, Theory, Ear Training, and Composition. I'm a pianist, but I'm happy to teach about any of those topics to musicians of any instrument.
New Music Out Now!
Fault Lines is a new piano trio record of creative, outside/inside improvisational music, featuring
myself on Acoustic Piano, Brandon Boone on
Upright Bass, and Dana Fitzsimons on Drums.
8 originals, as well as interpretations of tunes by
Richard Rodgers, Paul Motian, and Joni Mitchell.
Beautifully recorded by Marlon Patton in Athens,
GA, and mixed by James Farber at Sear Sound, NYC.
"Paths of Transmission,"
and "The Third Design" are 3 longer form pieces recorded remotely during the pandemic, released in 2021. They all feature my frequent collaborator Eric Fontaine on many saxes and other woodwinds. The drummers are Emrah Kohtan, Radley Fricker, and Chris Burroughs, respectively.
"The Third Design" features William Barnes on Pedal Steel Guitar. Dylan Reyes played Horns in F, my sister Janna Graham played percussion, and I played everything else.