Dave Hill

A native of the northwest, Dave grew up in a small suburb of Seattle in a musical household. His earliest training was piano lessons that he and his 3 older brothers took each week. It was in the 3rd grade however, that he would first get exposed to guitar. His teacher was kind enough to offer after school lessons for interested students. This was the spark that lit the fuse that would become his lifelong passion from that point on.

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Primary Instrument

Guitar, electric


N. Hollywood, CA

Willing to teach

Advanced students only.


Staff Guitar Instructor at World Famous "Musicians Institute" in Hollywood, CA for 25 years Staff instructor at Los Angeles Music Academy in Pasadena California

Clinic/Workshop Information

I teach jazz Improvising concepts to musicians all over the world. I have written books and curriculum.. I have traveled to Europe and Japan to do clinics. I also teach composition and arranging.



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