Music Instrument(s) Taught: Guitar, Mandolin, Piano
Location: NE (82nd and Halsey)
Jeffree is a multi-instrumentalist who has performed with over fifty groups in various styles over his 30+ years of playing. He currently leads the rock group Thermal Boogie, gypsy jazz group the Hot Club of Hawthorne, and bluegrass band Train River. His versatility, imagination, and technical prowess have won him high praises. Jeffree captivates audiences with his strong, lyrical melodies and sophisticated rhythm playing, as well as his whimsical delivery and flamboyant presence. His favorite guitarists include Jeff Beck, Django Reinhardt, Jimmy Herring, Trey Anastasio, Steve Howe, Frank Zappa, John Scofield, Jerry Garcia, Jimi Hendrix, David Gilmour, Jimmy Page, Carlos Santana, Derek Trucks, and Allan Holdsworth, just to name a few.
Jeffree teaches guitar, piano, and mandolin lessons. He has developed a large body of original visual aids for extensive fretboard studies and exercises, available in print and/or PDF. On guitar, Jeffree is equally proficient with acoustic or electric guitars, in styles including rock, blues, jazz, bluegrass, shred & tapping, and more! The curriculum balances areas of study such as chords, scales, music theory, soloing, and songs.
Currently accepting students of all ages.