Dave's Background:
Began Playing guitar in 1966 at the age of 12 after 2 years of piano lessons.
AA degree in music-Community College of Baltimore-Essex 1974
BA degree in Music Performance-Towson University 1976
Studied with:
Kuazo Watanabe- classical guitar
Larry Wooldridge-jazz guitar/ theory
Walt Namuth (Buddy Rich band)-guitar/theory
Hank Levy(Towson University)-Arranging
Has played in Soul, R&B,Rock, Blues, Pop and Big Bands since 1969.
Played in the big bands of:
Hank Levy, Al Patacca, Don Junker, Dave Tucker
Currently plays in the East Coast variety band GAZZE (since 1996)
And also performs solo, duo, trio and quartet Jazz at various corporate events and venues.
Teaching background:
Taught at home through school years 1972-1976
Instructor at Self Owned, operated Dundalk Music Center 1976-2013
Presently teaching guitar classes and privately for Community College of Baltimore CCBC
Can teach beginner, intermediate and advance concepts- most styles:
Pop, Rock, Blues , Jazz, Big Band , Classical
Extensive background in jazz harmony for knowledge and improvisation.
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I work with every student to try to identify their musical goals. I then help them move in their
desired direction, with an emphasis on strong fundamentals of technique, and knowledge of
how to practice.
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Currently accepting students for:

Classical Guitar, Jazz and blues guitar, music theory (the study of harmony)          410-913-5084