Akil Dasan

Akil D.

New York, NY

About Akil D.

Akil teaches: Ages 5 and up
Teaching since: August 1998
Last sign in: Within two months

Overview

I have toured the world playing music and I also play in the streets. I have a BA from Columbia University with a concentration in music and creative writing. I personalize each lesson plan according to the needs and wants of my clients. I like to focus on whatever music motivates you and explain the theory and/or tricks to improvising over each piece.  

*** Lesson Details ***
Each lesson is personalized for your needs. I recommend Don Latarski's book Chord Theory, The Real Book and Youtube.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Takamine Nylon
Gibson 335
Fender Stratocaster

*** Travel Equipment ***
Takamine Nylon
Gibson 335
Fender Stratocaster

*** Specialties ***
Beatbox Guitar.

Photos and Videos

Enjoy! Music has been good to me. :)

Experience

Freelance Musician/Teacher
May 2003 - Present
Self-Employed

I have toured the world and made a nice living for myself playing music for the past 10 years. Please visit my website for more information regarding my experience.

Education

BA with a concentration in Music and Creative Writing
Sep 1998 - May 2003
Columbia University

Languages Spoken

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Professional Proficiency
Tagalog
Limited Proficiency

Certifications

Made it.
Aug 2003
New York City

If you can make it here...

Awards

Nuyorican Slam Champion
Oct 1998
Nuyorican Poets Cafe

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