I was raised in rural VA and went to college in Morehead KY and I still have the accent to prove it. I lived in Los Angeles for 14 years after graduation but moved to Texas in 2016. Currently I live in Celina with my wife Carina and our two children, Ella and Jack.
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During my waking hours I'm involved with one of the following:


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This is my in home studio where I teach, transcribe and do all things musical. I teach guitar lessons, ukulele lessons, and banjo. I have been a music teacher since 1995.

I also teach at a music school in Prosper TX called Texas Amps and Axes. I’ve been with this family owned/operated company since November 2016.
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MTSofLA - Music Transcription Services of Los Angeles

As a sideman, I had been living with the reality of reading bad charts on the bandstand for years, which is pretty typical for singer/songwriters and working musicians. Someone recommended that I help said bandleaders with bad charts in 2002. Since then we have prepared and transcribed for Los Angeles Music Academy, Jackson Browne, Silva Artist Management (specifically Foo Fighters and Queens of the Stone Age), music publisher Hal Leonard, Taj Mahal, string quartets for weddings, numerous piano arrangements, solo guitar arrangements and hundreds of lead sheets for independent artists in Los Angeles and across the nation.
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