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      About Ed Finn

      Ed Finn
      Ed Finn
      Music Teacher, Master
      Location: Goodyear, AZ
      Speaks: English
      Instructs: Guitar
      Education: Graduate of Guitar Certificate Program at Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA 1984, Electric Guitar Ensemble and Jazz studies at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL 1980. Classical Guitar Studies at Jefferson State College in Birmingham, AL 1975. Music Education Major at Black Hawk College in Moline, IL 1971
      Performance Experience: Played engagements from the blue collar bars in the upper Mississippi River Valley to the showrooms of Las Vegas, Reno, and Lake Tahoe to Carnegie Hall in New Yok City and everything in between. Experience with playing shows behind artists such as Roger Williams, Nell Carter, Dick Clark's cavalcade of stars, Donnie Brooks' 50 years of Rock & Roll. Recording projects include the HBO series Dream On, Buena Vista's Elvis The Great Performances. Appeared on camera in the film Inspector Gadget.
      Teaching Experience: Taught classroom, live performance workshops, and private lessons at Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA from 1985- 2017
      Teaching Philosophy: Teach the student what they want to know and play.

      Get to know Ed Finn

      Born in Rock Island. IL Began playing guitar professionally in 1966. Began teaching professionally in 1985.  

      Ed Finn teaches at:
      2025 N Pebble Creek Pkwy Suite A05/A06
      Goodyear, AZ 85395
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