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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, Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers and John Coltrane. The first spoken jazz lesson was from a Columbia LP with Leonard Bernstein called What is Jazz.—every note of Wes Montgomery; then, Jim Hall. 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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Discography

  • Fantasia
    Fantasia
    Steve Giordano's Spacetet
    Timeline

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