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      About Sam Bruce

      Sam Bruce
      Sam Bruce
      Music Teacher, Master
      Location: Toms River, NJ
      Speaks: English
      Instructs: Guitar, Ukulele
      Education: Certified Audio Engineer - Analog Certified Audio Engineer - DAW based Certified Master Music Producer
      Performance Experience: Toured nationwide with multiple bands Experienced opening act for globally recognized artists
      Teaching Experience: Over 15 years teaching professionally, In-Person, Online, and Correspondence
      Teaching Philosophy: My number one priority is to help the student stay motivated and have fun during the learning process, focusing on strengths to build their skill efficiently while enjoying the journey and making noticeable progress as soon as possible

      Get to know Sam Bruce

      I've been playing guitar and ukulele for over 20 years, and have over a decade of experience teaching. I studied guitar for years with legendary Grammy-nominated guitar virtuoso Paul Gilbert, and have opened for global acts such as Clutch, Jurassic 5, Flobots and Black Lips at world famous venues like Red Rocks Amphitheatre. I graduated with multiple certifications in Audio Engineering and Production from the famous RECW studios, which has produced albums for artists like 311 and Dickey Betts, where I also worked as both head engineer and session guitarist. I specialize in playing and teaching fingerstyle guitar, classical style guitar, and Spanish guitar, but I have extensive experience and played in bands of nearly every genre including Metal, Rockabilly, Hip Hop, Pop and Country groups. I've also been both a live and studio DJ for multiple EDM acts, and continue to produce and engineer albums every day for bands across the country.

      Sam Bruce teaches at:
      1 Route 37 W Suite 9
      Toms River, NJ 08753
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