Wednesdays 8:30 - 10 pm PT 4/5 - 5/31 (9 weeks)
Continuing from Jazz Guitar 1, explore more complex harmonic and melodic concepts, scales and chord voicings, with lots of hands-on playing time and personal guidance. Prerequisites: Jazz Guitar 1 or equivalent; knowledge of scale and chord theory and some familiarity with jazz repertoire.
About Jeff Massanari
Four years performance and composition coursework at Berklee College of Music. Performed with Mark Inouye and the San Francisco Symphony, Kenny Washington, Pamela Rose, Wally Schnalle, Mary Wilson, Keely Smith, Kim Nalley and Denise Perrier. Appeared at the Umbria Jazz Festival, Beijing Conservatory, Davies Symphony Hall, Stern Grove, SFJAZZ Center, Yoshi’s, Monterey Jazz Festival, San Jose Jazz Festival and Theatre Works. Taught at UC Berkeley, The Jazzschool, Redwood High, Bruce Forman’s Jazzmaster series, Jazz Camp West and Blue Bear School of Music.
“The course was very well structured, with a balanced emphasis on long term as well as short term progress. Jeff shared class materials beforehand, which was very helpful for generating questions and for using class time effectively.”