Music Teacher, Master
Joined in
Areas of Instruction

Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ukulele, Drum Set, Early Music Instruments

Current Band(s)/Gig(s)

Jimmy and the Wild Hearts Band, Loco Underground


Accessories, Pro Audio, Drums & Percussion, Guitar, Bass, Folk & Traditional Instruments, Amplifiers & Effects, Technology, Percussion

Favorite Bands

Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Ozzy Osbourne, Van Halen, Ike Turner, Santana, Deep Purple, Heart

Favorite Instruments

Guitar, Bass Guitar, Keys and Drums

Levels Taught

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, All

Musical Interests

Classic Rock, Jazz, Blues, Classical, Heavy Metal, Hard Rock

Performance Experience

Jimmy has been Performing Live since 1980

Teaching Experience

Teaching Guitar and Drums since 1993


Music Teacher, Master

About Me

Multi-Instrumentalist Music Instructor with 25+ years of experience seeking to utilize my passion and expertise with professionalism and patience. Competent in tailoring music lessons of various levels to meet the student’s needs and to cultivate their interest.

Awards presented for dedication and leadership for the school music program in 1983-1984
Drum Section Leader 1983-1984

Jimmy and the Wild Hearts Band: Manager, Lead Guitar, Lead Singer ¦80’s, Contemporary, and Classic Rock
Loco Underground:  Manager, Lead Guitar, Lead Singer ¦ Dance, Funk, Latin Rock, Salsa
Play various bars, corporate and private events and casinos throughout Southern California and Las Vegas

Recording Engineer and Sound Technician
Teaches Basic Music Theory ¦ Songs ¦ Technique ¦ Chords on Guitar and Bass Guitar
Beginning to Advanced Drums
Vocal Coach

Guitarist for Ike Turner and the Kings of Rhythm 2005 – 2006
Malibu, California – Malibu Inn ¦ Anchorage, Alaska – Blues Festival ¦ Toronto, Canada – Blues Festival
London, England – Barbican Performing Arts Centre ¦ Italy - Narni Black Festival – Blues Festival City of  Bordighera
Iowa – Rock n Roll Festival ¦ Green Bay, Wisconsin – Rockin 50’s Festival ¦ Mississippi - Mississippi Valley Blues Festival
New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival ¦ Memphis, Tennessee – Beale Street Music Festival ¦Oakland, California – Russian River Blues Festival

2 Albums with: Snowfall - 1993 and 1994
The Book ¦ Mystical Fantrealisty
Performed at World Famous Clubs
The Roxy ¦ The Troubadour ¦ The Whiskey ¦ Goodies

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