The ideas I represent are founded on careful consideration of every detail, tempered by decades of broad experience as a formally trained multi-instrumentalist and music educator.
Big on style, groove, arrangement and expression, my teaching is aimed at the best possible musical outcome. We get there with a balance of technique, theory, rhythm and chordal awareness.
My learning series of YUGA Song Salutations is a holistic approach to develpment of technique at all skill levels.
Sponsored by Koaloha Ukulele of Hawaii, my teaching has inspired a lengthly list of students, including Oscar nominee, Jessica Chastain.
there are many better players than I - but few who are better teachers