Notice: Laurent de Oliveira no longer works at the Bill Evans Piano Academy.
Piano Teacher and director of Brazilian music workshops
Laurent de Oliveira is a french/brazilian pianist, composer and arranger born in Paris in 1968.
Son on a brasilian drummer/composer Coaty de Oliveira (Drummer of Baden Powell, Claude Nougaro, Nazaré Pereira,..)he begins by studying classical piano with Wally Karveno meanwhile self educating Brazilian music and jazz which leads to him finding himself on stage at an early age, accompanying various Brazilian artists.
Parallel to his career as a musician, he starts teaching jazz piano and directing Brazilian music workshops on 2009 which he continues to this day.
His musical knowledge and experience, his roots in brazilian music and many other influences throughout the years as a self taught musician, has made his music to be of many colors, and his teaching methods to be efficient, innovative and spontaneous.