Rod is a local keyboardist, composer and arranger in Hong Kong. He has been involving in projects for film scoring, fashion functions, company promotions, animation productions and pop arrangements, both in Hongkong and Taiwan.
Early music influences including Hisaishi Jō (久石讓) Nobuo Uematsu (植松伸夫) are the sources to his rich harmonic and orchestration concepts, which are the reasons to the uniqueness and enchantment of his work.
Rod is also an active member of the live music scene. Playing piano, accordian, and harmonica, Rod has worked mostly in jazz. His repertoire includes a wide range of genre including swing, funk, fusion and bossa nova. He has publicly performed in Peel Fresco, Kubrick, Java Java in Hong Kong, Jazz Café, Blue Note in Taipei, and the IFC Mall in ShangHai, and has a regular gig in Cali Cali (HongKong). He has played with musicians including Ted Lo, Eugene Pao, Tsang Tak Hong, Wilson Lam, Andrew Gander and Karissa Muse.
曾看過爵士鋼琴手演奏，奇怪他們不看樂譜就能彈出複雜的音樂？快來參加爵士鋼琴班，學習基本演奏法和Jam技巧！本地爵士鋼琴手 Rod 會將爵士鋼琴的基本演奏法及理論傳授給你！
“What is jazz?” Join our jazz courses series if you want to get the answer! This course is taught by our local jazz pianist Rod Chui. This course would be organized in several themes and levels, you would acquire some jazz piano performance skills, techniques and basic jazz theory application. This course is certainly making your path to jazz! The course made for absolute beginners for piano skills. Feel free to join as long as you are interested! Content: The course includes jazz chord theory and its application, the theory of walking bass line and its application, the theory of jazz improvisation and its analysis, application, also the practice of jazz jamming. Maximum No. of Students: 4 ppl Duration of class varies depending on the number of students in class: 4 students: 1 hour and 30 mins; 3 students: 1 hour and 15 mins; 2 students: 1 hour Fees：$2,400 (Private); $1,200 (Group) Address: Flower Music 10, 10/F Tack Building, 50 Gilman Street, Central, Hong Kong *Class will be conducted in Cantonese. *Please click here to contact us for private lessons*