Ammon Doman – Jazz Piano Program Director

Ammon Doman Jazz Piano Teacher

Ammon Doman began playing jazz in middle school where he played in the trumpet section. He transitioned to jazz piano in high school when he fell in love with Bill Evans’ music. He continued to double on piano and trumpet into his college experience.

Ammon has a Masters of Music with an emphasis in jazz piano performance from the University of Northern Colorado (2015). He studied under grammy-nominated jazz pianist Dana Landry. While at UNC he was a member of UNC Lab Band 2 and the Birdland Combo. During these years Ammon worked as artist liaison for the UNC/Greeley jazz festival and worked closely with guest artists such as Cyrus Chestnut, Bobby Watson, Ray Drummond, Keith Brown and Marvin “Smitty” Smith. Ammon had the opportunity to play in a masterclass with the great Jeff Hamilton and Christoph Luty.

Ammon has a bachelors in music in jazz studies from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah (2012). At BYU Ammon performed with the BYU Jazz Ensemble and ran a combo that consisted of his colleagues and other local musicians. He kept very busy playing gigs all over Provo and teaching lessons while he was going to school.

Ammon has directed successful professional and educational groups. He has been teaching privately for the last 10 years and his students students range from beginner to piano performance students at the college level. Ammon specializes in teaching piano, but enjoys teaching jazz for any instrument.

When Ammon is not playing the piano, he loves playing soccer, boating and spending time with his wife and two young sons. It is not unusual to find Ammon caught up in a good book or binge watching a show on Netflix.

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