Michael has been active as a music performer and educator since 2011. After first studying jazz and classical guitar at Grossmont College, he went on to earn a B.A. in Jazz studies from UCSD. There he had the opportunity to study jazz improvisation with Grammy winning artist Kamau Kenyata, as well as composition with Anthony Davis.
As a performer Michael has performed jazz music in styles ranging from traditional to modern jazz/free improvisation, as well as working in styles such as blues, funk, latin and classical. Michael has also maintained an active student roster the last several years. As an educator, Michael strives to make his lessons as individualized as possible and teach students the music they are most passionate about playing, while also incorporating topics such as ear training and music theory.
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