Matt Friedland

Matt F.

Gilbert, AZ

Lesson Details

Music Theory

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Matt is versed in a wide range of musical styles including jazz, rock, funk, blues and popular music. Whatever your musical interest is, Matt can provide an easy to understand approach to attain your goals.
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About

Matt delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 12 to 65

Teaching since:
June 2007

Matt holds a degree in Jazz performance with a concentration in guitar from the Arizona State University School of Music. His extensive training consists of music theory, ear training, composition, improvisation and arranging. Matt can provide many resources and insights to guide each student through their musical development.

Lesson topics range from sight reading/rhythm counting, improvisation, technique, composition/songwriting, song form and learning tunes, recording and jam sessions.
Method books, personally created lesson materials, music recording and notation software are resources Matt utilizes within his lesson plans.

The development of musicality is challenging but Matt has a way of making music education fun and enjoyable.

*** Studio Equipment ***
guitar amplifiers and instrument cables, lesson resources(books, sheet music etc.), audio resources/stereo, drum sets.

*** Specialties ***
Ability to teach beginners to advanced players guitar, bass guitar and drum set. Proficient in recording software and audio production.
Matt is well versed in music theory, composition, arranging, technique, recording, practice methods, musical interaction, improvisation, ear training and transcribing.

Lesson materials and resources include method books, personally created resources, music notation software, practice audio tracks, recording sessions.

Matt specializes in improvisation within the rock, blues, funk, jazz, popular music genres.

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Education

Jazz Guitar Performance
Sep 2012 - May 2015
Arizona State University

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Jim Mar 2, 2018
Guitar · In studio

Came to Matt specifically for Jazz Guitar lessons. He did a great job of tailoring the lessons to my level and interest, with a good mix of theory and playing time.

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