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      Jw Riza
      Music Teacher, Master
      Location: Harker Heights, TX
      Speaks: English
      Instructs: Banjo, Bass Guitar, Drums, Guitar, Mandolin, Music Theory, Piano, String Bass, Ukulele, Violin, Voice
      Education: AAB Business Management
      Performance Experience: JW Riza has over 30 years of Musical Experience as a Front Man, Side Man or Session Musician.
      Teaching Experience: JW Riza started teaching Guitar and Vocals since he was 15 years old. He continued teaching while in the Army and throughout his multiple careers.
      Teaching Philosophy: Every Musician has played their First Note. We have all been there, If I can do it, I know You can do it Better.

      Get to know JW

      JW Riza has been teaching music from Texas to Maine  for over 30 years.

      Teaching Guitar, Bass, Steel Guitar, violin, Piano, Percussion, Mandolin, Dobro, Harmonica, and Voice to students from the age of 4 to 94.

      As a Musician, you can find him Fronting one of his band 'No Direction' 'Top Shelf' or I-35. He's a Member of the Texas Music Office,

      The Nashville Association of Musicians, a Member of the American Federation of Musicians Local 257 Nashville and Local 433 Austin. 

      He's also an Executive Board Member of the Local 433 Austin.  A Past Commander of an American Legion Post 276, and a Past President of the Giddings Breakfast Lions Club 

      JW teaches at:
      212 W Veterans Memorial Blvd
      Harker Heights, TX 76548
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