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Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: June 21, 1947

Chuck Anderson was born in Chicago, Ilinois on June 21st, 1947. At a young age, the family moved first to the Chicago suburb of Broadview then, to Westchester. When Chuck was 12, the Anderson family moved to Pennsylvania. He attended St. Katherine of Sienna grade school in Wayne, PA.

Basketball was a passion and looked like a possible career. Devon Prep was his high school of choice. Noted more for academic excellence than for sports, Chuck nevertheless continued his involvement in basketball. His discovery of guitar was completely accidental. Once, he played his first Em chord, music went forward and basketball went backward. Guitar lessons began in 1961. By 1963, Chuck was teaching guitar and playing local dances. Giving up basketball left his senior year completely focused on music....
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“Guitarist/composer Chuck Anderson has the ability to turn notes into poetry.”

—Gerald Veasley Jazz Recording Artist

“Chuck Anderson is certainly one of America's finest and most influential guitarists...”

—Dick Boak Martin Guitar Company

“The worst thing you can do is to imagine the uniqueness of Chuck Anderson's music. The best thing is to go see him...”

—Tom Jensen Today's Post

“Chuck Anderson is a force to be reckoned with. He is an outstanding teacher, a prolific composer and a great guitarist.”

—Bob Miles Host of “Miles of Music” television show

“Chuck Anderson shows an amazing range of virtuosity and creativity...

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Primary InstrumentGuitar

LocationConshocken, PA

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Credentials/BackgroundMassive experience in private teaching. I develop programs for guitarists that are customized to the individual. Using my own technologies such as Modular Phonetic Rhythm and Fingering Systems, I have been able to help many jazz guitarists achieve their goals.

Clinic/Workshop InformationA wide variety of topics from Guitar Technique, Making a Living as a Guitarist, Jazz Guitar, Improvisation, Songwriting, Composition and more...

Music

Featured recording “Freefall”

Freefall

Dreambox Media
2010
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    Freefall

    Dreambox Media
    2010
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