Mark’s starting date soon TBA…..
Experienced guitarist with a background in teaching, performing, touring, composing, session work and producing full-length albums consisting of all original music. Skilled at teaching Jazz improv and theory, technique, sight-reading, classic Rock, Blues and Jazz fusion, Flamenco, and right hand tapping techniques. Have an extensive guitar collection and teaching apparatus. Recently relocated to area and am seeking a consistent teaching position and a chance to teach new students,
LA Valley College Los Angeles, California 77-78 Classical Guitar and Orchestra
Musicians Institute, Hollywood, California 79-80 Guitar Program Seminars and Private Lessons with: Howard Roberts, Tommy Tedesco, Ron Escheté, Les Wise, Don Mock, Ted Greene, Joe Diorio, Robben Ford, Larry Carlton, Joe Pass
Dick Grove School of Music, Los Angeles, California 82-84 Big Band Program. Small Groups, Lessons with: Russ Tuttle, Jimmy Wyble, Howard Alden, Oscar Castro-Neves
Van Nuys Music, Los Angeles, California 82-83
Valley Arts Music, Los Angeles, California 82-86
Musicians Institute, Hollywood, California 86-92
Austin Guitar School, Austin, Texas 93-2016
Toured with Billy Young, Eric Lindberg, and Johnny Tequila
Writing and Recording
Many years experience with composition for commercials and television shows – including the longest running soap opera in history, Guiding Light – movie soundtracks, and albums. Worked as session guitarist in both Los Angeles, California and Austin, Texas.
References are available on request.