Bass, guitar and keyboard lessons with Bruce


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Bruce attended De Anza college in Cupertino CA for three years towards a music degree. Later he transferred to Musician Institute of Technology in Hollywood CA to receive a Bachelor in Music in 1980. Bruce studied privately on guitar with world class and well known guitarist for about five years, and has been playing professionally since 1979, working in all configurations, from bands, duos, to solo venues. He’s also done studio work in Los Angeles, and taught privately since 1974 and at Musician’s Institute in CA for 36 years as instructor and administrator. Bruce has his own curriculum (books and CDS) published from Hal Leonard. Bruce offers blues, rock, country, jazz, R&B, Latin. and Brazilian styles (samba and Bossa nova, etc).

Personality rating: easygoing

Indie Acoustic Project winner Nick is our newest instructor


Nick graduated from the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA with a degree in Professional Music in 2011 and is currently pursuing his Masters in Music for Music Therapy. He began playing at the age of nine, and throughout high school he played in rock and jazz bands, the school orchestra, chorus, and big band. Nick is a performer (guitar, mandolin, bass, voice, and piano/keyboard), as well as a composer, recording artist, and music transcriber. Nick has traveled the USA, Canada, Europe, and Africa, performing solo and with various groups. He recorded his debut album in 2014, receiving the Indie Acoustic Project’s 2014 Instrumental Album of the Year, and continues to perform and record locally. Nick began teaching in 2007 and offers bluegrass, jazz, gypsy jazz, rock, funk, Motown, and pop styles.

Nashville Instructor Nomad teaches via skype


Nomad
Nomad graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA in 2004 with a composition and production degree. Before attending college, he had 8 years of study at a classical conservatory. He’s been teaching since 1998 and teaches jazz, pop, gospel and classical. Along with teaching, Nomad is also an accomplished composer, audio engineer and performer. Nomad’s work has been published in video games, concert halls, TV and independent radio stations nation wide. If you go out to listen to music in Nashville, chances are that you’ll run into him sooner or later

Indie Acoustic Project winner Nick is our newest instructor


Nick graduated from the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA with a degree in Professional Music in 2011 and is currently pursuing his Masters in Music for Music Therapy. He began playing at the age of nine, and throughout high school he played in rock and jazz bands, the school orchestra, chorus, and big band. Nick is a performer (guitar, mandolin, bass, voice, and piano/keyboard), as well as a composer, recording artist, and music transcriber. Nick has traveled the USA, Canada, Europe, and Africa, performing solo and with various groups. He recorded his debut album in 2014, receiving the Indie Acoustic Project’s 2014 Instrumental Album of the Year, and continues to perform and record locally. Nick began teaching in 2007 and offers bluegrass, jazz, gypsy jazz, rock, funk, Motown, and pop styles.

Indie Acoustic Project winner Nick is our newest instructor


Nick graduated from the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA with a degree in Professional Music in 2011 and is currently pursuing his Masters in Music for Music Therapy. He began playing at the age of nine, and throughout high school he played in rock and jazz bands, the school orchestra, chorus, and big band. Nick is a performer (guitar, mandolin, bass, voice, and piano/keyboard), as well as a composer, recording artist, and music transcriber. Nick has traveled the USA, Canada, Europe, and Africa, performing solo and with various groups. He recorded his debut album in 2014, receiving the Indie Acoustic Project’s 2014 Instrumental Album of the Year, and continues to perform and record locally. Nick began teaching in 2007 and offers bluegrass, jazz, gypsy jazz, rock, funk, Motown, and pop styles.

Nashville Instructor Nomad teaches via skype


Nomad
Nomad graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA in 2004 with a composition and production degree. Before attending college, he had 8 years of study at a classical conservatory. He’s been teaching since 1998 and teaches jazz, pop, gospel and classical. Along with teaching, Nomad is also an accomplished composer, audio engineer and performer. Nomad’s work has been published in video games, concert halls, TV and independent radio stations nation wide. If you go out to listen to music in Nashville, chances are that you’ll run into him sooner or later

Fake It Til You Make It- Piano Fakebook by Kathi Kerr


Cover to Fake It Til You Make It

Have you ever wanted to play easy songs you enjoy quickly? Well now you can with the Fake It Til You Make It book, playing songs you love from a fake book. The student only reads the right hand melody, while playing chords in the left hand. This book starts with keyboard geography, teaching the student to read the treble clef notes and triads for the left hand using rhythm improv patterns to make you sound like a pro in weeks. This book can be self-taught, used in a private lesson or in a group setting.

Preview Fake It Til You Make It at our website

http://melodymusicstudios.com

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