Zach Watson

Zach Watson has been teaching piano for the past 12 years to students of all ages, with a focus on improvised music, including jazz, blues, funk and RnB.  He graduated from Edgewood College, where he served as the Pianist in the Edgewood College Jazz Band. After college, he performed with the Jeff Peronto Jazz Orchestra and following his Big-Band experience he joined the internationally acclaimed Hanah Jon Taylor’s Artet. Zach has Co-Taught with some of Madison’s musical giants in a myriad of educational environments, leading to a simple yet dynamic teaching approach, where he focuses on two areas of study; “How to play” – Time, Tone, Touch, Technique and Taste as well as “What to play”, Rhythm, Harmony, Melody and Form.