Born: March 6, 1955 Primary Instrument: Guitar
B. M. in Jazz Guitar Performance, New England Conservatory, 1978. Additional studies at Berklee College in Music Synthesis; Eastman School of Music, Jazz Studies ('75-'77). Species counterpoint, composition and piano studies with Dr. Avram David 1981-1990, Craig Najjar, Sonny Kompanek.
Jazz guitar studies with Mick Goodrick, Barry Galbraith, Charlie Banacos, Gene Bertoncini, Chuck Wayne.
Over 700 performances with Boston-based worldbeat band Wildest Dreams, throughout New England to Aruba 1989-2000
Currently have an active, private teaching studio in East Hartford, CT at BeyondBasicsGuitar.com
Past guitar faculty positions: U Mass Dartmouth ('92-'98) South Shore Conservatory ('79-'99) Najjar School ('94-'97) Northeastern University Summer Program ('86-'87) Private instructor at various private secondary schools ('74-'99)
East Hartford, CT
Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.
Over three decades of personalized instruction. Bachelors of Music in Jazz Guitar, New England Conservatory. Why Study With Paul? * Learn from a professional musician and teacher with over three decades of experience * Patient guidance from a skilled teacher who loves to teach * All levels taught, from brand-new beginner to pro * Lessons incorporate your own repertoire choices and focus on the skills you want to develop * You’ll learn how music works as well as how to play, enabling better self-teaching and memorization. * Work with a teacher who can quickly ascertain what’s missing in your technique and key to your continued development * Learn from a teacher who plays and enjoys many genres and styles Where: All lessons are taught at my home studio in East Hartford, CT. Cost: $45.00. When: Monday - Thursday evenings, 6-9pm