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Brentwood 
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M
Morgan
« Perfect! He really knows his stuff!! Was able to answer every single one of my... More »
M
Morgan
« Perfect! He really knows his stuff!! Was able to answer every single one of my questions and is a cool teacher :) can’t wait for the next lesson »
$30/h
1st lesson free!
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Response Time 1h
Lessons offered by Buck
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Guitar
  • Acoustic Guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Bass guitar
  • Blues guitar
  • Jazz guitar
Levels
  • All Levels

Guitar Player teaching all styles: Jazz, Blues, Rock, Fingerstyle, Slide, Lap Steel and more!

Methodology

I will teach you all the secrets the pros use! How to play chords the most efficient way. How to learn scales, modes and arpeggios. How to understand Harmony and Functional Harmony. String bending, playing over changes and much more!

Background

I have 30+ years experience as a player, teacher, recording engineer and author. My students are excited to learn what I can show them about how professional guitar players play. Slide Guitar, acoustic fingerstyle, jazz, Blues, rock and much more!

Rates

Transportation Fee : $10
Rate for online lessons : $30/h
Lessons offered by Buck
Individual
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Guitar
  • Acoustic Guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Bass guitar
  • Blues guitar
  • Jazz guitar
Levels
  • All Levels

Buck's resume

• Guitar & Music Technology Teacher
• Audio Engineer
• Performing Songwriter
• Freelance Guitarist / Multi-Instrumentalist

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
• A/V Technician at Encore Event Technologies Nashville, TN
• Warehouse Manager at BonusBev LLC
• Composer/Guitarist/Audio Engineer at InSessionAudio Mt. Juliet, TN
• Guitarist for BEDHED AND BLONDY Nashville, TN
• Jazz Band Instructor/Arranger at KIDS ON STAGE Franklin, TN
• Guitars/Keyboards/Mandolin/Vocals:
THE NILS LOFGREN BAND / THE NILS LOFGREN ACOUSTIC DUO U.S. & U.K.

• Theatre Musical Director: The Studio Theatre Washington, DC
COMPOSER & AUDIO ENGINEER SOUNDWAVE POST, INC. Washington, DC
• Fox TV – America’s Most Wanted
• PBS TV
• Film & Video for Associations, Industrials
• Political Clients including: Presidents Clinton and Bush

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MUSIC TECHNOLOGY RARITAN VALLEY COLLEGE North Branch, NJ
• Developed the Music Technology program
• Designed & equipped the MIDI laboratory
• Developed and taught the curriculum
• Directed the Jazz Ensemble

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF MUSIC TECHNOLOGY SUNY New Paltz, NY
• Taught Music Technology courses
• Taught Jazz Theory and Jazz Guitar courses

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR / HEAD TEACHER THE NATIONAL GUITAR WORKSHOP New Milford, CT
• Resource and Equipment Director
• Head Teacher: Theory, Guitar, Music Technology
• Author of Jazz Theory, Jazz Guitar, Recording Texts
• Director of The National Keyboard/MIDI Workshop
• Studio Manager of Workshop Sounds Recording

MUSICAL DIRECTOR
HAIR! THE EUROPEAN TOUR Europe
THE NEW JERSEY PUBLIC THEATER Cranford, NJ

MUSIC DEPARTMENT HEAD THE PURNELL SCHOOL Pottersville, NJ
• Developed and taught the Music curriculum
• Directed the Purnell School Band

PUBLICATIONS - ALFRED MUSIC PUBLISHING
• The Ultimate Guitar Chord and Scale Bible Book
• The Ultimate Guitar Chord Bible Book
• Guitar Chord Resource Book + CD
• Chord Connections - Guitar Harmony Book
• Jazz For The Rock Guitarist Book + CD
• Jazz Guitar Concepts Book + CD
• Jazz Chops For Guitar Book + CD
• Blues Chops For Guitar Book + CD
• Stand Alone: Basic Guitar, Book 1 and Book 2 Book + CD
• Stand Alone: Rhythm Guitar Book + CD
• Stand Alone: Blues Guitar Book + CD
• Stand Alone: Jazz Guitar Book + CD
• Stand Alone: Classic Rock Guitar Book + CD
• Stand Alone: Rockabilly Guitar Book + CD
• Stand Alone: Funk Guitar Book + CD
• Beginning Rock Keyboards Book + CD

RECORDINGS
2017 • The Slow Lane Buck Brown
2017 • Cruise Control Buck Brown
2013 • Bedhed and Blondy Live Bedhed and Blondy
2006 • Nils Lofgren and Friends Live DVD Nils Lofgren & Friends
2005 • The Nils Lofgren Tribute Show DVD Nils Lofgren & Friends
2003 • Old Friends Buck Brown
2002 • The Nils Lofgren Band Live The Nils Lofgren Band
2000 • Slip Away Buck Brown
1991 • Any Poor Fool Buck Brown
1989 • Fireworks Buck Brown

AWARDS
HELEN HAYES AWARD NOMINATIONS
Outstanding Musical Direction-Resident Production
1999 KEROUAC - The Studio Theater Washington, DC
1998 HAIR - The Studio Theater Washington, DC

1992 THE NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL BRONZE MEDAL
The U.S. Air National Guard Recruitment Film New York, NY

1990 EMMY AWARD
Best Children’s TV Show - "The Worldly Wise Network” Cleveland, OH

EDUCATION
Mike Santiago Private Guitar Study

Berklee College Of Music -Guitar Performance Boston, MA


Roanoke College - BA - Philosophy/Religion Salem, VA


The Mount Hermon School - College Preparatory Mt. Hermon, MA

Reviews on Buck
  • 5/5

All our ratings are collected by us and are in confidence, they correspond to a real experience.
M
Morgan

Perfect! He really knows his stuff!! Was able to answer every single one of my questions and is a cool teacher :) can’t wait for the next lesson

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