"My purpose and mission in life is to motivate myself and others through my music and writing, to help others find their purpose and mission in life, and to teach values and encourage everyone everywhere to do and be their best." - Jerald Simon
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First and foremost, Jerald is a husband to his HOT wife, Zanny, and a father to his wonderful children. Jerald Simon is the founder and president of Music Motivation®. As an entrepreneur, he loves business, composing music, and writing poetry and motivational self help books. He is a composer, author, poet, Music Mentor™, piano teacher (jazz, music theory, improvisation, composition, arranging, etc.), music educator, professional speaker, and life coach. Jerald loves music, piano, teaching, speaking, performing, playing sports, exercising, reading, writing poetry and self help books, creating companies, and spending time with and traveling with his family. Jerald and his wife, Zanny, and their children enjoy traveling together, eating at great restaurants, working, playing, and enjoying life.
He created musicmotivation.com as a resource for piano teachers, piano students, and parents of piano students. He is the author/poet of "The As If Principle" (motivational poetry), and the book "Perceptions, Parables, and Pointers™." He is also the author of 17 music books from the Music Motivation® Series™ including the popular best selling series: Cool Songs that Rock™ and Cool Songs for Cool Kids™ (pre-primer, primer level, and volumes 1, 2, and 3)", and has recorded and produced albums and singles of original music including TRIUMPHANT (CLICK HERE to watch the YouTube music video/slideshow). He has created a "Fun to Play™" YouTube channel where Jerald teaches theory (Theory Therapy™), improvisation (Innovative Improvisation™), and composition (Creative Composition™) on the piano: http://youtube.com/jeraldsimon.
The books from the Music Motivation® Series have been featured in the American Music Teacher (MTNA) 2011 August/September issue, the Clavier Companion (2011 July/August issue), Publisher of the Month through Chesbro Music Co. (national distributor 1.800.243.7276), and various newspapers and media across the country. Jerald presents to MTNA chapters and various music schools, groups, and associations throughout the country doing workshops, music camps, master classes, concerts and firesides to inspire and motivate music students and teachers. He enjoys teaching piano students about music theory (Theory Therapy™), improvisation (Innovative Improvisation™), and composition (Creative Composition™). He is a Music Mentor™ and encourages music students to get motivated by music and to motivate others through music of their own.
Composer, Author, Poet, Music Mentor™, Piano Teacher (jazz, music theory, improvisation, composition, arranging, etc.), Motivational Speaker, and life coach.
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