Josh teaches private music lessons in the north bay FOR ALL LEVELS OF GUITAR PERFORMANCE, ELECTRIC BASS, UKULELE as well as offering BEGINNING PIANO. DUE TO CURRENT COVID 19 RESTRICTIONS HE currently offers online options VIA ZOOM, FACETIME OR SKYPE. Guitar students can expect to grasp a wide knowledge of understanding in modern pop, jazz, blues, funk and jazz styles WHILE ALSO GAINING MASTERY OF the fret board, note reading and transposition, tools all modern professional musicians need.
HIS EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND INCLUDES A BA IN MUSIC PERFORMANCE FROM SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY STUDYING global styles as well as composition and arrangement UNDER BAY AREA LUMINARIES SUCH AS DR. JOHN CALLOWAY, HAFEZ MODIRZADEH and guitarist JIM WITZEL. Josh has also studied with W.A. Mathieu, whose monumental work,'The Harmonic Experience,' he cites as a major influence in his musical understanding, bridging the art and practice of music to many other disciplines of art and humanities.
josh teaches in a patient manner, catering to student's fascinations while also bringing attention to the deep histories and structural functions that inform and connect ANY music. For inquires please use the form below.