1. Come hear my trio with Peter Barshay on bass and David Rokeach on drums March 16 at The Piedmont Center for the Arts. This is a Jazz in the Neighborhood production and will feature Tyler Harlow on bass for a couple of tunes as an Emerging Artist. See my calendar page also for more details and to BUY TICKETS!

2. Continuing to play Weds. & Sat. every week at Pican.

3. Spring term for my trio classes at Jazzschool in Berkeley starts April 7.

4. Teaching again this summer 2017 at Stanford Jazz Workshop.

5. In addition to my private teaching practice, I am now a part of the faculty at Play with A Pro, an online teaching site based in Denmark. Click the link and check it out.

6. If you would like to be on my email list for occasional news of my musical activities, you can sign up on my contact page.


They Say…

“…her infectious gifts as an abundantly creative jazz pianist-composer-arranger points out her distinctive identity among the huge crowd of excellent pianists.” - Herb Wong

“Poryes’ approach to arranging involves sophistication with warmth and open-ended possibilities.” - All About Jazz

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Teaching and Skype Lessons

Debbie’s Teaching Philosophy…

“I always enjoy teaching my students. We work on melodic line and chord voicing vocabulary, functional harmony in all keys, play on tunes together with me playing basslines on the electric piano and keeping...

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