Interested in a music teaching position where I will utilize my extensive experience, knowledge, and expertise to help motivate students towards realizing their potential in either a one-on-one, group, or classroom environment. Independent professional musician with over ••••• years of experience in all facets of music. Proven track record of adaptability as a private piano, guitar, and bass instructor. Exceptional, corroborated work-ethic with equal proficiency in piano, guitar, and bass. Possess seamless versatility in genres such as jazz, rock, blues, classical. Maintained an average of •••••+ weekly private piano, guitar, and bass students for over ••••• years. Amassed extensive teaching library from over 5,••••• original lesson plans tailored to meet the needs of students of all ages, levels, and musical interests. Utilized effective communication and interpersonal skills to maintain full compliment of students, parents, and teachers. High percentage of students perform in bands, record professionally, and teach independently or in schools. Letters of recommendation have provided college entry and 6 of 8 recommendations to attend Berklee have since graduated. Demonstrated over ••••• years of professional diversity with a variety of genres, i.e. jazz, rock, blues, classical, etc. facilitated through an equal proficiency with piano, guitar, and bass. Versatile solo, band, and free-lance diversity with over 9,••••• performances at more than 2,••••• different venues. Seamless play-by-ear expertise facilitates extensive repertoire with reputable and reliable professional quality musicianship. Performed bass and keyboard duties simultaneously via split keyboard in trio for over ••••• years featuring world-respected drummer Clyde Lucas (Count Basie, Ray Charles, etc.). Performed in Boston jazz clubs while attending college with fellow Berklee students including drummer Smitty Smith from Jay Leno Tonight Show Band. Other notable bands include Robert Gordon, Eddie Holman (Hey There Lonely Girl), Cab Calloway, and The Moody Blues. Played for many notable politicians and performed at various jazz clubs. Recorded •••••+ original compositions and •••••+ student play-a-long CDs from elaborate home studio. Advanced recording techniques implementing analog, MIDI, digital and synchronization formats provided vast experience in both the professional and home studio. Hired by multiple clients to transcribe, arrange and record all instrumental parts for a variety of diverse artists and professional recording studio projects including jingles, commercials, and film.