About Alec Charon
Get to know Alec Charon
Born in Providence, Rhode Island, Alec Charon is a guitarist, composer and teacher currently based in Philadelphia, where he studied Jazz Composition at Temple University. Growing up on a healthy diet of folk and classic rock, Alec has developed an intense appreciation for the guitar which he hopes to impart on others.
As a high school student, Alec fell in love with the music of jazz guitar legend Wes Montgomery, whose innovations in harmony, octave playing and chord solos continue to inspire him. In compositional style, Alec has been strongly influenced by the works of Wayne Shorter and Antônio Carlos Jobim.
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