Riverside, IL, 60546
Subjects Taught Guitar, Classical Guitar
I have been a guitarist since the age of 13, so that has been 47 years so far! A long time and I have learned so much about playing the guitar during those years. I have been a professional guitarist for many, many years. Actually, I played my first professional gig about 2 weeks after I had first started playing guitar. I really didn't know what I was doing, but I did not know any better! And I played in rock bands through high school and we played professionally at local parties, and that was a ton of fun!
Educationally, I studied at the American Conservatory of Music, studying harmony, theory and classical guitar. At the same time I was at that school, I studied privately for 8 years with famed classical guitar teacher Jack Cecchini. I played in the masterclasses of Oscar Ghiglia (Segovia's prodigy) and Manuel Barrueco. Both of these great players are world famous classical guitarists.
I play both classical and jazz guitar, as well as starting off in rock guitar. My jazz...