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I have been teaching music both in private and group lessons as well as ensembles for over 12 years. I specialize in jazz and contemporary music (pop, rock, r and b, etc), world music, and classical/chamber music. As an active performer I have performed or recorded with Run DMC, Lee Ritenour, Ambrose Akinmusire, Daniel Platzman (imagine dragons), Knower, Esperanza Spalding, Billy Hart, and Ari Hoenig among many others. I earned my Bachelor of Music from U Miami and my masters of music from NYU.
I have been featured on NPR, ESPN, bass player magazine, LA Times, Wall St Journal, Downbeat, Miami Herald, NYTimes, Spinner, and many other publications.
I am a faculty members at several music schools including NJPAC where I have been and artist faculty since 2015.
· Upright Bass · In home Best lesson I've had in a long time. Been searching for a teacher like Michael. Great mentor who knows his stuff with over 15 years of experience. Solid studio space. Cheaper to book 1 hr.
· Bass Guitar · In home I just finished my first lesson with Michael on bass! He's a great teacher, he's patient and has ALOT of experience. The in home studio was cool, a great space with every instrument. Good rate. Worth the money.
· Bass Guitar · In home Michael has taught me more in one month than I have learned in years of playing!