Eric John Kaiser

Known as The French Troubadour, Parisian-born Eric John Kaiser is a singer-songwriter reimagining Americana music through a French lens. Eric has released five full length albums recorded in Paris, Oregon and Québec, and has performed in France and throughout North America. He has been based in Portland since 2006.


Wednesdays at 6:15-8:30pm
04/03/2019 to 06/05/2019
Instructor: Eric John Kaiser

Required: Edito B1 or equiv. Prepare for CECR B1/B2 level.

DescriptionDiscover and learn more about French popular music, "La chanson française", including French hip hop and the bridges that exist between American and French music. Parisian singer songwriter Eric John Kaiser will perform songs for you in class from iconic French singer songwriters, as well as discuss lyrics, life histories and how France’s rich culture has flourished with this music.

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Street parking on SW 20th St. facing the Kamm House is limited. Free parking is available in Lot A at SW 18th and SW Columbia. Please obtain a parking pass from the office.

After 6 pm weekdays, students may park in the Willamette Dental lot at SW 20th and SW Jefferson as available.

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Classes are held until 8:30
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