Associate Professor of Piano & Piano Pedagogy
Biography: Peter Woodard, Chair of the Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz, has
performed extensively in the USA and Brazil. Professor Woodard has presented
numerous papers and lecture demonstrations on jazz and popular music, which
include his study "Aspects of Sinatra's Rhythmic Phrasing" at the Hofstra University
Sinatra Conference. From 1998 to 2002 Mr. Woodard was also active as a jazz
educator and performer in Brazil, while director of improvisation workshops at the
Festival Eleazar de Carvalho.