CV as performer and teacher 

Current teaching position: 

Starting with fall 2017 I exclusively teach at guitartuitionfrankfurt.com
 

Teaching Subjects: 

- Guitar: Jazz, Gypsy Jazz, Bossa Nova, Funk, Blues, Rock/Pop & Classical Guitar 

- Bass Guitar: Jazz, Rock/Pop/Blues/Funk/etc.

- Harmony & Theory

- Songwriting & Composition

- Sight Singing for starters
- Special expertise in jazz, gypsy jazz and solo guitar performance.  
 

Current Musical Work:

- Solo Jazz Guitar at functions (weddings, baptisms etc. )
- Freelance jazz guitarist performing with bands all across Germany
- Accompanist for other artists 
- Bands: Alex Root Trio, La Pompe Manouche, Alex Root - Solo Jazz Guitar

 

Formal Musical Training & Qualifications

- BA Jazz ( Middlesex University, London ) 

- Fully enhanced CRB check

- Other formal studies: 

       - Classical Music Theory, Ear Training and Sight Singing Classes at Dr. Hoch's Konservatorium    

       - Full Time Jazz Studies at Frankfurt Academy for Jazz (FMW) -  'Berufsfachschule' / undergraduate

       - Jazz Studies ( undergraduate course ) at Queens-Conservatory of Music, Flushing, Queens, NY

 

Teaching Experience: 

More than 14 years of teaching experience: 

 - Musikschule Offenbach from Nov 2014 - Jul 2017
 - Stoke Newington Music School 2012 - 2014

 - International School Frankfurt (ISF, SABIS) from Sept 2009 to Aug 2010

 - International School Frankfurt (ISF, SABIS) from Sept 2006 to Aug 2008 

 - Private Musikschule Frankfurt Rödelheim Nov 2007 to Jul 2013

 - Teaching private students since 2004
 

Performance History:

- Residencies (3 years) with Alex Root Trio and Sudden Orchestra at Jazz Club Dreikönigskeller in Frankfurt/M., Germany

- Corporate Function gigs: BRITA (Wiesbaden) , IHK (Frankfurt), Harlem Hell Fighters Veterans (Harlem, NY), Green Party (Offenbach), Green Party (Limburg), amongst others. 

- Tour with La Pompe Manouche in 2010: 'Tour of New York'

- various club and festival gigs in London (UK), Germany, Prague, New York City area. 

 

Additional studies with: 

Dr. Frank Möbius, Joe Lovano, Udo Kistner (Bass), Martin Lejeune, Norbert Scholly.