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Guitar player. Guitar teacher. Funny-looking guy.
Guitar player for almost 30 years.
Working musician (live performances, studio work, sub gigs, etc) for about 23 years.
Guitar teacher for over 20 years (full time -ask the I.R.S.- for about 18 years).
“Professional” schooling: Attended the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago (1 Semester - Jazz guitar combo / lessons) just after high school but stopped due to the opportunity to play guitar and teach full time.
Solid foundations (playing and teaching) in Rock, Pop, Hard Rock to Metal, Funk, Blues, R&B, Classic Rock, etc.
Top-10 Finalist in GUITAR PLAYER MAGAZINE's
Guitar Superstar Competition 2009.
Most-recent recording project - “Have Amp, Will Travel” with drummer Rodger Carter (Rick Springfield) and bassist Lance Morrison (Don Henley).