Open During Construction

Join acclaimed jazz pianist Geoffrey Keezer in his innovative course, a unique offering that takes you behind the scenes of composing, arranging, and recording a new jazz album.

Construction Zone Ahead!

Unlike any course Keezer has done before, this one provides a comprehensive look at every step of the creative process, from conceptualizing music to the final recording. You’ll gain insights into writing, arranging, and collaborating with musicians, all while exploring the rich tapestry of sounds that come from working with various instruments and voices.

With a deep-rooted love for big band music and an extensive background in jazz composition, Keezer shares his journey from initial ideas to the final mix. This course isn’t just about technical skills; it’s about the artistry of blending composition and improvisation to create music that is both structured and spontaneous. Whether you’re a budding composer or a seasoned musician, “Open During Construction” offers valuable lessons and inspiration to elevate your craft and understand the intricacies of producing a jazz album. Join now and embark on a creative journey that celebrates the magic of music-making.

  • All LEvels
  • 14 Videos
  • 2 HOURs
  • workbook
  • FULly transcribed
  • Subtitles: English

Workbook Included

Downloadable 190-page workbook that features the full scores including all of the solos.

Meet Your Instructor

Grammy award winner Geoffrey Keezer is a highly sought after pianist, composer and educator. Geoffrey has recorded and toured with Art Blakey, Ray Brown, Benny Golson, Joshua Redman, Roy Hargrove, Christian McBride, Chris Botti, Sting and more. 

Keezer’s latest album Playdate (MarKeez Records) earned a 2023 GRAMMY® in the Best Instrumental Composition category for his song “Refuge”.

What’s in the Course

Get to Know the Band

  • Michael Dease, trombone
  • Nate Radley, guitar
  • Nicole Glover, saxophone
  • Ingrid Jensen, trumpet
  • Ben Williams, bass
  • Gillian Margot, vocals