...the band members showed what they had: Mr. B. soloing in almost vocal-like phrases with glottal stops...BEN RATLIFF....New York Times Michael B. is an internationally recognized musician, performing on both the electric and acoustic Bass. With roots in the Washington D.C. jazz and gospel community, he was a recipient of the National Endowment of the Arts Award in Jazz Studies and trained with Betty Carter and Keter Betts. Soon after, Michael signed with Verve Records as an original member ... [more]
I received class instruction at the University of the District of Columbia in Advanced Music Theory. I have 19 years experience as a music theory (ear training) instructor at the Fillmore Arts Center and Oyster-Adams Campus in Washington DC.
As a public school music teacher, I've taught early childhood through collegiate level General Music. I incorporate music literacy learning through singing simple songs, playing the Recorder, Guitar, Piano, as well as Orff instruments.
I received class instruction at the University of the District of Columbia in the basic playing and teaching techniques of the Flute. I have 19 years experience as a Guitar instructor at the Fillmore Arts Center and Oyster-Adams Campus in Washington DC.
I have 19+ years experience as a beginning Piano instructor in beginning and intermediate techniques of the Piano, at the Fillmore Arts Institute, and Oyster-Adams Bilingual school in Washington DC. Able to teach sight-reading painlessly! Studied at the University of the District of Columbia.
I have 20+ years of experience producing music for radio and TV, (Black Entertainment Television, WUSA TV 9) and other commercial industries. ASCAP affiliation, as well as SESAC, and AFTRA. Experience in teaching all academics levels, youth to adult.