Steve has over 35 years of experience playing, teaching, and performing. He is the author of several guitar books including Johnny Smith Guitar Solos, Jimmy Raney Guitar Solos, Wes Montgomery Guitar Solos, The Beatles Arranged for Classical Guitar, Select Standards Arranged for Solo Guitar and a volume still in the works tentatively titled The Playbook—for Blues Guitar.
Steve has studied with Bob Levine, Howard Morgen, Jerry Willard, John Zaccari, Carl Barry, Billy Bauer, Paul Bollenback, and Tim Siciliano. His former students include Steve Vai, Wayne Avers (the Monkees), and Rob Liefer (American Idol).
Whether you are a beginner or an advanced player, Steve has something to offer you. He is not merely an accomplished musician, but a talented and dedicated teacher.
World class teacher. I took lessons from Steve from 1993-1996 and still go through his chord charts and practice routines.