Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301
Subjects Taught Bass Guitar, Guitar, Mandolin, Music Performance, Music Recording, Music Theory, Songwriting
I began playing guitar when I was fourteen years old starting with acoustic guitar and shortly there after began playing electric as well. My initial musical interests ranged from rock, classic rock, jam band, jazz, folk, bluegrass and acoustic artists. The styles of music I continue to explore are across the board. My interest in David Grisman and the eclectic style of music his band had the ability to play led me to begin playing the mandolin at the age of seven-teen. Collectively I have been playing music for 18.
Educationally I have studied music in various settings, exploring different styles, with different approaches. In the beginning I taught myself to read tablature and basic theory. After studying different styles and artists I took my formal music education a step farther while attending Florida State. Completing three music courses at the University, receiving an A in each, included the history of jazz 1 and 2 in addition to the introduction to music theory. The...