Nick Russo

Music Lessons: Guitar, Banjo, Bass, Composition 


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Music Lessons: Guitar, Banjo, Bass, Composition

718-626-4486, 516-982-7496cell

Forest Hills, just outside Gardens, within walking distance from 71st, Continental

-Qualified, experienced teacher
-Great with children and adults!
-Creative, unique pedagogy
-Organized, clear lesson plan
-Individual logs and progress sheets for each student
-Beginner, intermediate, advanced, professional levels -NYSSMA preparation and coaching
-Audition coaching for college & professional

-Over 20 years teaching & performing experience
-Masters Degree from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
-Performs at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Iridium, Blue Note, Birdland, Smoke, 55 Bar
-Jazz Project Artist for Kupferberg Center at Queens College, teaching master classes (10 yrs)
-Published author of Metallica’s Legendary Licks  Vol I & II
-Has worked with Jimmy McGriff, Joe Ascione/Frank Vignola, Sonny Dallas, Teddy Charles, Miles Griffith, Vince Giordano & Night Hawks, Victor Jones, David Pleasant, Kim Clarke, etc
-Appears in the new Sam Mendes film
-Plays guitar on the soundtrack for the independent film, King George
-Off-Broadway: A Jew Grows in Brooklyn, Take Me Along, Big Apples Circus

Upcoming Performances.