- Teaches students:
- and Ages 10+
- Teaching since:
Jeffry has had a long and varied career in music that spans over four decades. He began his musical studies at four years old when he started playing the violin. He began studying and performing on guitar and bass during his teenage years. Jeffry’s formal training includes extensive study of classical and jazz music culminating in a masters degree in music performance from Northwestern University.
As a performer Jeffry has experience across a wide spectrum of ensembles - from performing solo, to rock and jazz bands, to full symphonic orchestras. He served in the US Army band program for over twenty years and commander/conductor of several musical units. During this time he supervised the training of dozens of musicians and led performances for audiences all over the world.
Jeffry also served as the sole bass guitar instructor for the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps and developed a bass teaching curriculum that was approved for use at the Armed Forces School of Music.
Supervised and trained musical performing organizations. Toured internationally and produced professional recordings.
Performed on bass and guitar in ensembles covering various styles including rock, pop, jazz, and country. Toured internationally and performed on professional recordings.
Served as the bass guitar instructor for the music programs of the US Army, Navy and Marine Corps.
Performed in a full symphony orchestra under the baton of legendary conductors such as Daniel Barenboim, Zubin Mehta, and Georg Solti.