Trumpet, Trombone, Electric Bass, Electric and Acoustic Guitar
Holding a Bachelor of Arts degree in classical and jazz trumpet, multi-instrumentalist, Jeff Gray, is equally at home performing and teaching electric bass and guitar. Playing music since fourth grade, Jeff is a full time private music teacher and professional musician, and continues to share the stage with many of the area's finest musicians. Jeff has a very diverse interest in music, equally knowledgeable in jazz, classical, rock, blues, country and world music. He utilizes his understanding of all these styles to cater to the individual needs of each student.
Many of his students have gone on to major in music on the college level or continue to play long after the lessons have stopped.
Jeff Gray's students will learn the following:
Brass Students – Accurate music reading, tone control, breath control, proper finger technique/slide positions, tonguing, phrasing, major and minor scales, articulation, music interpretation.
Bass Students – Accurate music reading, scales, chord shapes, correct finger technique, groove, time, tone.
Guitar Students – Accurate music reading, scales, correct finger technique, chords, improvisation, strumming.