Long Beach, CA 90803
Subjects Taught Piano, Singing, Violin, Broadway Singing, Mandolin, Music Performance, Music Recording, Music Theory, Opera Voice, Songwriting, Speaking Voice, Acting, Fiddle
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I'm Jim, a concert pianist, vocalist, composer-arranger as well as California music industry artist developer and agent. As the founder of J. R. Spencer Music, coaching students of all ages/levels has been my passion for over twenty-five years. Teaching in college, high school, and private school settings have also allowed me the opportunity to perfect my teaching skills and be sensitive to the needs and learning styles of my students.
As a specialist and musicologist in a plethora of musical genres, I can help you quickly become a master of any style of music you are interested in. Pianists will have the opportunity to study traditional Classical repertoire, or study a more contemporary approach focusing on reading charts and playing by ear allowing students to perfect playing jazz, pop, rock, blues, New Age, and Latin. Vocalists may also study all genres including: Classical/Opera, Musical Theatre, Acting, American Idol/Glee Pop, Rock,...