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About Benjamin Zeff

Benjamin Zeff
Benjamin Zeff
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Westerville, OH
Speaks: English
Instructs: Banjo, Bass Guitar, Guitar, Mandolin, Music Theory, Ukulele
Education: B.A. in Jazz Studies from Sonoma State University, M.M. in Guitar Performance from William Paterson University, D.M.A. in Jazz Performance from The University of Texas at Austin.
Performance Experience: Benjamin Zeff has been a professional gigging and touring musician since 1999. He has performed and toured throughout the United States and Europe.
Teaching Experience: Dr. Zeff has over twenty years of private music instruction plus seven years of K-12 and three years of collegiate level teaching experience.
Teaching Philosophy: I believe in developing a strong technical understanding of the guitar and the fundamental elements of music; melody, rhythm and harmony. After my students begin to develop an understanding of basic techniques and coordinations on their instrument, I begin to introduce repertoire to the student( from their listening preferences) that is appropriate for the level at which they are at.

Get to know Benjamin Zeff

Dr. Benjamin T. Zeff is a professional performer, composer, arranger and educator with almost twenty years of professional experience. He is proficient on the guitar (6,7, and 8 string electric, steela nd nylon string acoustic),bass guitar, banjo, mandolin, and ukulele with professional experience on all afore mentioned instruments. Ben is fluent in most syles of music including but not limeted to jazz, jazz/rock fusion, blues,rock metal and progressive metal (Djent), bluegrass,country, popular styles and classical.

Dr. Zeff holds a Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Jazz Performance and a Doctor of Musical Arts in performance and composition from the University of Texas at Austin. Ben Zeff has extensive gigging and session work experience in the West Coast and San Francisco Bay areas, East Coast, New YOur and Tri-State areas, Midwest as well as in the Southern States; especially Texas and the Austin,TX music scene. In addition, Dr. Zeff has touredEurope and performed atht ehNorth Sea and Montreux Jazz Festivals.

Dr. Zeff is a consummate professional both on the stage and in the teaching studio. He possesses a true gift for conveying informantion in a relatable and understandable way. His mastery of the instruments that he teaches will both inspire and help guide you and/or your child down paths to musical sucess and creativity.

Benjamin Zeff teaches at:
43 N State St
Westerville, OH 43081
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