[PAST EVENT] Eric Lyttle Trio - Ewell Concert Series

November 16, 2023
Music Arts Center, Music Building, Concert Hall
551 Jamestown Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
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Eric Lyttle
Eric Lyttle

Eric Lyttle has been playing and teaching piano for over 25 years. He received his bachelor's degree in jazz composition at the Berklee College of Music in 1980. He received his master's degree in music composition from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1992.

Since 1999, Mr. Lyttle has been on the Music faculty at William & Mary teaching jazz piano, piano, Musicianship/Ear-Training, and Group Piano. He is an active performer in jazz, Latin-jazz in the Richmond and Williamsburg areas. Recent engagements include the Richmond Jazz Society concert series at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and Tin Pan Alley. Most recent collaborations are with Stephanie Nakasian, the Jazz Warriors, Jonathan Greenberg, James Gates, Jay Sennett, Jason Jenkins and Victor Haskins.

His fine teachers include Doug Richards, Bob Hallahan, Gary Moran, Joanna Kong, Dika Newlin, Sonia Vlahevic, Johanna Spiers and Alan Blank. As a student of the legendary Barry Harris, Mr. Lyttle's teachings emphasize the importance of the traditional/classic jazz piano players. Most influential pianists include Duke Ellington, Bud Powell, Thelonius Monk, Bill Evans, and McCoy Tyner, and Eddie Palmieri.


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