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Brian Baggett

Born: February 12, 1976    Primary Instrument: Guitar

Brian Baggett

Brian Baggett's education includes both Washburn University and University of Kansas with concentration in jazz improvisation and guitar. He has studied with some of the best in the field, including extensive private lessons with Danny Embrey, Rod Fleeman and Regi Wooten, among others. His critically acclaimed guitar playing has been praised by Mike Varney in Guitar Player magazine and by many other jazz and guitar based publications.

Brian’s guitar instruction spans many areas. He is a private guitar instructor, faculty for the University of Kansas Jazz Workshop, guitar instructor at Ottawa University, and most recently Brian took on a new role in early childhood music, working with students at the Lawrence Montessori School....
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Awards:

Topeka Jazz Workshop Scholarship (1994) Payless Shoe Source Jazz Scholarship Washburn University (1997-1999)
“Baggett’s incredible guitar playing falls somewhere between Holdsworth and Alex Lifeson, yet with a sound of its own.” - Guitar Player Magazine

“One of the most gifted and lyrical guitarists to claim a KC connection in recent years.” - Jazz Ambassador Magazine

Brian Baggett - Discography Studio Recordings 2012 - Brian Baggett trio 2012 2008 – DOJO - Studiojo 2007 – Ben Graham and Brian Baggett – Duets 2007 – Luke Stone – Elaborate Mess (Stone Lab Records) 2006 – Brian Baggett – 7 String Guitar 2006 – OJT+B - Bukeka Shoals with Ken Lovern’s OJT (Jazz Daddy) 2005 – DOJO – Live at the Jazzhaus 2005 – OJT - Ken Lovern’s OJT (Jazz Daddy) 2004 – DOJO - Place of the Way 2004 – Luke Stone - Science Friction (Stone Lab Records) 2003 - Bill Mckemy – OM Nidrah 2003 - Brian Baggett Band – The Web 2002 – Luke Stone – Do you have the time? 2002 – The Yards – The Yards (Bugaboo Records) 2002 – Branden Hollis – Destiny (Earmark Records) 2002 – Bill McKemy – Duende 2000 - Embius Trio – Embius Trio 1999 - Brian Baggett- Forms 1999 - Embius Trio- UTLX 42232 1997 - Einstein Electric – The Cosmic Imperative Other Material 2005 – Keys to Unlocking the Fretboard (method book) 2007 – Monkey Space Brains (video game soundtrack) Developed by Zach Parr (User Interface programmer for Neversoft by Activision – Guitar Hero)

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Primary Instrument:
Guitar

Location:
Lawrence, KS

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background:
Guitar Instructor at Ottawa university since 2010 KU Jazz Workshop faculty member since 2006 Music teacher at Lawrence Montessori School Private guitar instruction at Supersonic music $40 per hour

Clinic/Workshop Information:
University Clinician, guest artist and judge. I have also done electric guitar clinics with backing tracks, Improvisation clinics and history of electric guitar lectures.

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