Jeff has over 40 years of teaching experience and currently teaches at West Music and Wartburg College in Waverly. He has coached Weekend Warriors and Rock Steady groups.
Jeff holds a BM and MM in Guitar Performance from Cal State University- Fullerton. He started playing guitar at age 12. He is commonly known for his classical guitar playing, but also plays rock, folk, blues, and pop. He has been a recording artist with EMI/Australia, Gallery Records/California, and Virgin Records/France. Jeff has composed and performed on many CDs as well playing live on TV stations, IPTV, KGAN, KCRG, and KWWL. He won an Honorable Mention in the International John Lennon Songwriting Contest in 2003, for a song off his latest release entitled, “Unexpected”. In 2004 Jeff’s song “Reflections” was the theme music for an Oprah Winfrey Show. Jeff has also been a member of the Gallagher-Bluedorn preview band from 2004-2010.