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Joe Listrom
Piano - South (In person)

An Austin native, Joe Listrom is an actively gigging pianist, keyboardist, producer

and DJ with a diverse background of music that is truly becoming of the “Keep

Austin Weird” slogan. His musical roots began at the young age of 4 and span the

gamut of classical, jazz, gospel, rock, hip-hop, and pop genres. Joe is a graduate of

the University of North Texas with a bachelor’s in Jazz Performance, and has been

taught directly from masters like Chick Corea and Fred Hersch.

Currently Joe plays in corporate cover bands all over the country, jazz groups as a

bandleader and sideman, has toured with several major artists, and has many

credits to his name on artists’ records including his own. Joe is well versed in both

orthodox and unorthodox classical training curriculums as well as jazz improvisation

and ear training, for aspiring musicians who desire a well-rounded education. A true

artist at heart, he strives not just to have his students learn to play their instrument,

but have them embark on a rich, fulfilling journey toward understanding what it

truly means be a musician. Whether a student is starting out with the basics,

learning the works of composers from the Romantic period, or wants to dive into

‘70s afro funk or ‘90s neo-soul, Joe creates a lesson plan catered directly to their


“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain


-Victor Hugo

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