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Steve Giordano

Steve Giordano is a Philadelphia jazz guitarist in great company.

He has lived, learned, loved and played in the most evolutionary age of creative music in America. Early teachers were by way of radio and then 45 and LP records from the nineteen fifties. Giordano learned from the best: screaming guitar solos from Elvis Presley's guitarist Scotty Moore then lured to jazz by Dave Brubeck

Dave Brubeck
Dave Brubeck
1920 - 2012
piano
, Art Blakey
Art Blakey
Art Blakey
1919 - 1990
drums
's Jazz Messengers and John Coltrane
John Coltrane
John Coltrane
1926 - 1967
saxophone
. The first spoken jazz lesson was from a Columbia LP with Leonard Bernstein called What is Jazz.—every note of Wes Montgomery
Wes Montgomery
Wes Montgomery
1925 - 1968
guitar
; then, Jim Hall
Jim Hall
Jim Hall
1930 - 2013
guitar
. Illuminated by writings of Persechetti, Schillinger, and Hindemith. No traditional schooling, but all the best teachers.

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Primary Instrument

Guitar

Location

Philadelphia, PA

Willing to teach

Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background

Finding Your Musical Self ..with Steve Giordano
Guitarist ~ Composer ~ Teacher
Developing the Musical Mind
jzguru@gmail.com
215-200-5719 My Philosophy I have been a musician since the age of 6. Although I have had a few “teachers” along the way at different times in my life, my real teacher has been the music itself. Obviously, our ears are the most important and personal mechanism when it comes to music

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Albums

Timeline
Timeline
Dreambox Media
2008
buy
[no cover]
Daybreak
hat ART
1979
buy
  • Fantasia
    Fantasia
    Steve Giordano's Spacetet
    Timeline

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