Kevin Hildebrandt, a versatile guitarist who performs regularly with organist Radam Schwartz and his Conspiracy for Positivity has shared the stage with the Bob Mintzer Big Band and Newark jazz legends Victor Jones and Richie McRae. He has performed at venues such as the Knitting Factory, the Blue Note and Trumpets in Montclair, NJ. He has also opened for notable acts such as Johnny Winter, Levon Helm, Johnnie Johnson, Stanton Moore and Dickey Betts. A student of Dave Stryker and longtime Rutgers professor the late Ted Dunbar, Hildebrandt brings a new perspective to jazz repertoire while keeping it firmly rooted in the blues.
Peerless Gigmaster Jazz Guitar
Mesa Boogie Express 5:50 amplifier
Guitarist Kevin Hildebrandt's carefully voiced chords make his solo arrangements of jazz standards such as Nica's Dream compelling to hear. Tim Wilkins, Newark Star Ledger 11/8/11
Willing to teach
Beginner to advanced
Fun guitar lessons for playes of all ages and levels - $20 1/2 hour or $40 hour lessons in your home or in a university music school setting. Jazz, Blues, Rock, Folk, Funk, Bluegrass, Country. From basic strumming of open position chords to John Coltrane/George Russell jazz harmony. Learn how to play the blues like you never have before. Learn more about the blues and players like Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, B.B./Albert King, Eric Clapton etc. Learn about jazz harmony and learn to improvise and accompany with an authentic feel