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About Stephen Nutt

Steve Nutt
Stephen Nutt
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Cedar Hill, TX
Speaks: English
Instructs: Bass Guitar, Guitar, Music Theory
Education: Master of Music, University of North Texas (Guitar Performance/Composition); Bachelor of Music (Jazz Studies/Music Theory)
Performance Experience: The Sutcliffes (rock/country) - played in DFW and NYC; released 3 CDs. Fury III (original rock) - played in North Texas region, NYC and Louisiana. Released 2 CDs and 1 single. Black and Blue (Rolling Stones cover band) - DFW gigs. Darkest Before Dawn (variety cover band) - DFW gigs. Kelvin (original rock) - DFW bar/restaurant gigs. Independently Blue (Jazz/Blues/Folk) – DFW bar/restaurants and festivals. Revolution 9 (Psychedelic Rock) – DFW bar/restaurants and festivals.
Teaching Experience: Music & Arts (2015-Present); Brookhaven College (2013-Present); North Lake College (2013-Spring 2020); Tarrant County College (2005-2012); El Centro College (2006)
Teaching Philosophy: I try to encourage student engagement by using songs chosen by the student (when appropriate) or material that is at least familiar. I also feel that an understanding of the purpose of assigned scales, exercises, etc. helps the student toward achieving technical and musical goals.

Get to know Stephen Nutt

Stephen Nutt is a graduate of the University of North Texas, where he completed a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies. 

After taking a year off, he returned to pursue a Master of Music degree in Classical Guitar Performance, during which time

he studied with Thomas Johnson as well as participating in master classes with Baltazar Benitez, Adam Holzman, and

Eliot Fisk.  Stephen began teaching while completing his studies at U.N.T. , serving as Graduate Teaching Fellow for six semesters.

He has taught private and class guitar, music theory, music appreciation at Tarrant County College

and private guitar and Jazz ensemble at El Centro College. He currently teaches class guitar at North Lake College and

private guitar at Brookhaven College in addition to  teaching guitar and bass at Music & Arts.

In addition to performing solo classical engagements, he also plays guitar with '60s British Invasion band Revolution 9,

electric bass with 60's/70's Top 40 cover band Darkest Before Dawn,  as well as electric and classical guitar

in the vocal Jazz trio Independently Blue.

Stephen Nutt teaches at:
428 North Hwy 67 Suite B1
Cedar Hill, TX 75104
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