Curt Sheller

Author • Musician • Educator • Graphic Artist

Curt has been a performing guitarist/recording artist for the past 30 years and a private music instructor for the last 20 years. As an educator and author Curt has published over 30 books on music, guitar and ukulele. Curt maintains a roster of between 40 to 60 private guitar, bass and ukulele students a week.

Curt has been published by Just Jazz Guitar magazine.

Curt designed and maintains the Internet's most comprehensive resource for jazz guitarists and ukulele players. Here is what jazz guitarist Joe Finn had to say about the site: “One of the internet's most comprehensive resources for the jazz guitarist is jazzguitarresources.com where you will find outstanding information about luthiers, instructional materials, instruments, and the musicians themselves. I especially like the new interview section. Webmaster Curt Sheller, who is also a terrific guitarist, has done the jazz guitar community a great service with this fine site.”

As a jazz guitarist Curt performs in and around the Philadelphia area solo and in a variety of duo and trio settings.

As a ukulele player Curt has performed and given workshops at several annual ukulele festivals across the US including Indianapolis, New York City, Los Angeles, and Baltimore.

Gear

For guitar: American Archtop Legand 7 String. Ukulele: Ko'olau CS Tenor. Clarus Acoustic Images amp and Reazer's Edge cabinets. Evidence cables, L.R. Baggs DI for ukulele.

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Straight ahead jazz that goes right to the heart of hip is what you hear on this solid recording by guitarist Curt Sheller (aided and abetted) by Daoud Shaw on drums ad Steve Beskrone on the bass. - John Gilbert
Primary Instrument

Guitar

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced

Credentials/Background

Curt has been a performing guitarist/recording artist for the past 30 years and a private music instructor for the last 20 years. As an educator and author Curt has published over 20 books on music, guitar and ukulele. Here is what Nick Matty said about Curt''s books. "I have purchased many books over the past 15 years I have been playing and none of them come even close to having the detailed and easy to understand information yours have. Available for lessons in my home studio in Pottstown, PA and the Music and Arts Center in Plymouth Meeting, PA. Rates are 20 to 25 per half hour depending on location. Very flexible schedule.

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