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The best method of learning results from the student pursing music that they are personally interested in. Whether that interest lies in an artist or a genre or an era, the taste of the student will always provide the best direction to their studies.

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Teaches at:
Current Band(s)/Gig(s)

TAD Management LLC - Bassist/Guitarist, Worship Musician at several valley churches, Freelance guitarist/bassist


Arizona State University - Bachelor of Music Performance

Favorite Bands

Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, Beatles, Pink Floyd, Guns n' Roses, AC/DC, Queen, Lynyrd Skynryd, Deep Purple, Credence Clearwater Revival, Radiohead, Greenday, Dire Straits, Lava Hot Jass Band, Maroon 5, Joe Pass, John Coltrane, Gilad Hekselman, George Duke, Jimi Hendrix, Steveie Wonder, George Strait, Chris Stapleton, D'Angelo, Miles Davis, Martin Taylor, Bruno Mars, Rufus & Chaka Khan, Tom Misch, Ben Van Gelder, John Scofield, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Anderson .Paak, Gary Stewart, Forq, Snarky Puppy, Brent Mason, Oscar Peterson, Jaco Pastorius, Michael Brecker, Blake Mills, The Flaming Lips, Pat Metheny, Reinier Baas

Favorite Instruments

Guitar, Bass, Keyboards and Synthesizers, Ukulele

Levels Taught

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Musical Interests

Improvisation, Music Theory, Recording studio techniques, Electronic music, Composition

Performance Experience

Contracted musician with several local or internationally recognized entertainment companies, Carnival Cruises, Celebrity Cruises, TAD Management LLC, Steve Levine Entertainment, Too many corporate and wedding dance bands to list, Hired gun for sight reading gigs, Prince impersonator

Specialties / Genres Taught

Rock, Country, Jazz, Pop, Funk, Classical, Brasillian, Improvisation, Guitar, Bass, Ukulele

Teaching Experience

16+ years of teaching experience to groups and individuals

About Seth

Seth has been teaching students of all ages and experience levels for over twelve years. Competent and experienced in a wide range of music styles, he has had the opportunity to perform locally, as well as internationally. He has appeared as a finalist in international music competitions and as a contracted musician on several notable cruise lines. Seth is currently an active freelance artist in the southwest and plays in several original projects.

Seth received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Arizona State University in 2008 with an honors degree from the Barrett Honors College.

East Mesa Music & Arts 480-984-4200 Mesa AZ