Luke Gillespie

Instructor of Jazz Piano (second session), Interlochen Arts Camp

Professor of Music, Jazz Studies/Piano, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

D.M. in Classical Piano Performance from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, M.M. in Jazz Studies/Piano from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, B.M. in Jazz Studies/Piano from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

 

Luke Gillespie is an active performer and teacher of jazz and classical piano. He has toured Europe, Japan, China, Indonesia, and the United States, and won numerous awards, including best performance from Indianapolis Star (1993); the Copland Piano Concerto Competition at Indiana University (1990); and Indianapolis Jazz Competition (1994). He has recorded with Arts Center Jazz Collective, David Baker, Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra, Everett Greene, Sylvia McNair, the Aebersold Jazz Play-Along, Vol. 76, a solo jazz piano CD, Footprints (RIAX Records) and trio CDs, Live at the Station and Third Base Line (WATERCOURSE Records), and performed with Jamey Aebersold, Eric Alexander, Ron Blake, Ralph Bowen, Benny Golson, Jimmy Heath, Ingrid Jensen, David Liebman, James Moody, Chris Potter, Jim Snidero, Dave Stryker, Rodney Whitaker, Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, and Pablo Ziegler. He has published articles on the aesthetics of jazz and classical music, and a book, Stylistic II/V7/I Voicings for Keyboardists