Julian Jimenez Ruiz

Julian J.

Brooklyn, NY
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I have been teaching for the past 8 years, and have worked with any age or skill level you can imagine. This has allowed me to create a methodology that will make sure you obtain the foundation you need in order to thrive at playing an instrument, but never lose track of what kind of music you're looking towards learning, and where your interests lie. I also have extensive performing experience having played and learned styles such as Flamenco (my first introduction to music), Jazz (I have a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Jazz Performance), Rock, Blues, Classical music and many more.

About Julian J.

I have a Bachelors degree in Jazz Performance from Berklee College of Music, where I graduated Summa Cum Laude, and a Masters Degree from Queens College in Jazz performance, studying under musicians such as Mike Moreno, Antonio Hart, Alain Mallet, David Berkman, Michael Mossman, Tim Miller and many more. I have also extensively studied other styles such as Flamenco, Classical, Rock and Blues.

I am an active bandleader in the New York City Jazz scene playing with my group in Jazz clubs through the city, as well as all around the United States, Spain, Italy and Ecuador. I addition to my personal projects, I also play as a sideman with groups such as the Konection Trio, Flying Robin Project, Dailza Ribeiro etc

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Aaron
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Our lessons with Julian are eye opening. He showed me many great exercises to become a better guitarist. He has a great attitude and knows a lot about music! If you want to learn guitar, Julian is the perfect teacher. Always looking forward to my lessons.

Posted Aug 6, 2019
Nick
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If you're serious about learning Guitar, you should talk to Julian. Seriously, my playing has improved exponentially since studying with him, 100% recommended!

Posted Jul 26, 2019
Mike
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Julian is the man! I started learning guitar from him a while ago and I can't believe how far we've come. I can now play some songs by myself, even learn them without his assistance. I had this idea that I wasn't cut for music making (I used to play some violin when I was younger, never got any good at it) but I couldn't resist the idea of learning how to play some guitar. Thanks to Julian (and his patience!) I no longer feel like I'm unable to do this. Take a lesson with him, you wont regret it!

Posted Jul 25, 2019

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Experience

Music Teacher
Oct 2018 - Present

Brooklyn Music School

Private Teacher
Jan 2010 - Present

Self Employed

Education

MM Jazz Performance
Sep 2016 - May 2018

Aaron Copland School of Music

BM Jazz Performance
Sep 2012 - Dec 2015

Berkee College of Music

Languages

French

Professional Proficiency

Hebrew

Limited Proficiency

Italian

Professional Proficiency

Spanish

Fluent / Native Proficiency

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