Singing, Music Performance, Music Recording, Songwriting
I have 25 plus years of music industry experience from singing, performing, writing, producing and touring. Music has allowed me to see the world and my experiences can benefit those who are willing to make the sacrifice to do what it takes to make it in this business
Jeff is a producer/songwriter who has been in the music game for 25 years. He got his start as a 9 year old drummer, touring around the country with his older twin brothers singing group “Cash” who was signed to Greedy/Casbar Records ran by Don Cornelius (Soul Train legend). He later experienced some success as a member of a vocal group he created called “Smooth Approach” who released 5 albums and enjoyed success on a regional level and overseas, still selling units today in Japan and the UK. SA had the opportunity to perform with national acts such as Destiny’s Child, K-Ci and Jo Jo, The O’Jays, Gerald LeVert, Bone Thugs & Harmony, P Diddy, Usher, Tyrese, Lyfe Jennings and many, many more.
As a producer Jeff Tight has produced on several projects with local, regional and national artist including Men at Large (East West/Atlantic) Hayden Haidue (Biv 10/Motown) KAT (BMG), Lanji (Arista), RAM-Z (TVT) Smooth Approach (Executive Hits) and most recently Cosette (Atlantic), Karin Deanna (Artist Factory/Hiram Hicks), Nikko Smith (American Idol) Joe Little (Atlantic) and Toya (Epic). He has written and produced several commercials for Mountain Dew, Coca Cola, Sierra Mist, DIY, Ford, as well as theme songs for the International Basketball League, The Cleveland Browns and the Cleveland Indians.
Jeff Tight’s style is versatile; he produces music in the following genres, R&B, Hip Hop, Country, Pop, Jazz, Latin, Reggae, Rock, House, Techno and World Music. He’s ventured into the world of acting with his role in the feature film “You Got It” as a member of a struggling singing group who finally get their big break in the end.
He produced the movie soundtrack along with co-producer Steve “Chaste” Berry (24/7 Kevon Edmonds Arista, Blazin RAM-Z TVT). Jeff’s talents were utilized for a national voting campaign headed up by Block Buster Video and the NAACP in an effort to encourage African Americans to vote. He produced the theme song entitled “Race To Vote” and it aired nationally on BET for 2 months and was featured on the “Tom Joyner Morning Show” nationally. Jeff Tight’s song “Where dem boyz at” was featured on MTV’s Pimp My Ride and the latest group produced by Jeff Tight DEEP 3 has been featured on BET’s Wild out Wednesday twice and MTV’s Next Pop Group.Jeff Tight’s music has also been featured on MTV’s Pimp My Ride and Currently on ESPN Radio’s “Really Big Show” as the opening theme song.
Jeff Tights goal is to become a multi-faceted, multi-Platinum producer/songwriter and be able to create music that the whole world can dance to, make love to, vibe to and live with forever.
Piano, Singing, Broadway Singing, Opera Voice, Speaking Voice
Hi everyone! My name is Anjin, and I have been teaching piano and voice for six years. I recently completed my Master’s of Music in Vocal Performance at the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM), and I am currently working towards a Professional Studies degree in Opera at CIM. I have studied piano intensively for twenty years, and I specialize in the Taubman Technique, which is a method of playing that eliminates technical difficulties so that one can focus primarily on music making. I also use this method for retraining piano players who are injured from repetitive stress syndrome.
One of my main goals in teaching is to build up my students’ knowledge and confidence so that they can come to a point where they make their own informed musical decisions. This comes from the careful and individualized nurturing of each student’s needs during the lesson times, along with a healthy dose of encouragement and constructive criticism. Additionally, this is aided by instruction on the most healthy, natural techniques possible for both voice and piano. This enables the student to focus on his musical creativity, which I believe to be the most important and fun part about making music!
My vocal experience includes over 10 leading soprano roles in operas in the past four years. I have studied under Metropolitan Opera sopranos Judith Haddon and Jane Eaglen, as well as Dr. Mary Schiller, Vinson Cole, and the famed coach George Darden.
As for piano, I took lessons for 20 years and studied under Yoriko Fileke, Robert Durso, Victoria Squicciarini, and Edna Golandsky. I performed Mozart’s Piano Concerto no. 14 with an orchestra, and won various competitions.
Bass Guitar, Guitar, Singing, Music Performance, Music Theory, Songwriting, Trombone
To start off, music is my life. I started playing the trombone when I was 8 and have never stopped loving it. When I was 13 I picked up the guitar and it has been a huge part of my life as well. I played trombone in multiple jazz ensembles, wind ensembles and orchestras throughout high school. Recently, I graduated from Baldwin Wallace College Conservatory of Music with a BA in Music. While at BW, I studied trombone with Alan Kofsky, who was the primary chair for the Cleveland Orchestra for 39 years. He helped me fine-tune my skills which allowed me to perform in quite a few different ensembles which taught me how to play multiple genres of music. Also, in 2009 I had the opportunity to perform in Carnegie Hall in an Armenian Youth Competition which I ended up being one of twelve winners.
Currently, I am playing guitar and singing in a local Cleveland rock band called Don’t Fight, Eat Fudge which I write all the music for. We have played in great local venues such as, Brothers Lounge, Grog Shop, Beachland Tavern, Now that’s Class, and The Purple Shamrock. I also recently opened for the band Reel Big Fish which was a great time.
Throughout high school and college I taught students in my free time and during summer. I helped them achieve the skill levels they wanted to achieve, and made sure they enjoyed doing it. I’m excited to meet my future students and help them achieve their own musical goals.
Piano, Singing, Music Performance, Music Theory, Organ
I have love and a great passion for music. I have been a musician for over 30 years, I have been a private instructor in piano, organ and voice for 10 years. I have trained and arranged music for several choirs and musicians. I have been music administrator for the church I attend for 12 years. I have instructed children's music classes at The Cleveland Clinic Children's Rehabilitation Hospital. I have toured with choirs, soloist, and musicians in the United States and Canada. I play for weddings and am currently on staff as a musician at a Funeral Home.
I am a graduate of Evans Academy of Music in Buffalo, New York. I have studied music at Cuyahoga Community College.
Bass Guitar, Guitar, Singing, Classical Guitar, Music Performance, Music Recording, Music Theory, Songwriting, Ukulele
I've been playing guitar and singing professionally for about 20 years. As a family man and father of two, I also I earn my living and support my family with music. I have a very student-driven teaching style, work with students of all ages, with focus on helping the student achieve his or her individual goals, small or large. I try to keep the lessons fun but focused at the same time.
I bring a balanced and personalized teaching style to my lessons, based on a well rounded education and wide range of real-world life experience. I have a B.A. in Liberal Arts and have performance experience on many different fronts, from local rock cover bands to Top 40, from acoustic soloist to fronting a nationally touring Metallica tribute.
I come from a musical family - my father is also a pro musician. The biggest thing I've learned as a teacher of guitar, bass and voice is teaching the instrument has only made me a bigger student. The learning process never ends and that is one of the great things about music.
No matter where you are with the instrument - a beginner picking it up for the first time, or a seasoned pro of 10 years that just needs help "putting it together," I believe I can help you to get wherever you want to go.
Regarding availability - make sure to inquire if you don't see a time open that suits you - I am flexible. I perform 4-6 times a week and teach full time. Flex lessons tend to work very well.
Bass Guitar, Guitar, Singing, Music Performance, Music Recording, Music Theory, Opera Voice, Songwriting
I have a bachelor's degree in music education from internationally recognized Baldwin-Wallace College. I have been playing and touring professionally for 9 years now with a band called Ward 9, and 4 years with a band called Dan Miraldi & The Albino Winos. I currently produce and run my own recording studio, and offer lessons as well. I am certified to teach all ages, any instrument, but focus mainly on bass, guitar, piano and vocals.
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