Jeffry Larson

Jeffry L.

Tacoma, WA
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Jeffry delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 10+

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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.

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Jan 2001 - Apr 2015
US Army Music Program

Supervised and trained musical performing organizations. Toured internationally and produced professional recordings.

Mar 1994 - Dec 2000
US Army Music Program

Performed on bass and guitar in ensembles covering various styles including rock, pop, jazz, and country. Toured internationally and performed on professional recordings.

Music Instructor
Jun 1998 - Aug 2000
US Army Music Program

Served as the bass guitar instructor for the music programs of the US Army, Navy and Marine Corps.

Sep 1991 - Jun 1993
Civic Orchestra of Chicago

Performed in a full symphony orchestra under the baton of legendary conductors such as Daniel Barenboim, Zubin Mehta, and Georg Solti.


Master of Music Performance
Sep 1991 - Jun 1993
Northwestern University
Bachelor of Music Performance
Sep 1987 - Jun 1991
Lawrence University

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