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N. NJ instructor

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [DB]' started by Bob Gollihur, Nov 8, 2001.


  1. Bob Gollihur

    Bob Gollihur GollihurMusic.com

    Mar 22, 2000
    New Joisey Shore
    Big Cheese Emeritus: Gollihur Music
    Don, or others, any suggestions for an instructor in the Monmouth County area? It's a longtime electric bassist who bought one of the new Bulgarians from me, a beginner to the DB.
     
  2. Hey Guys,

    I'm in Hoboken and could use an instructor as well. David Gage gave me Rufus Reid's number, he lives in Teaneck about twenty away from me,but I'm afraid to call him I'd be intimidated studying with someone that famous, though I hear that he's very nice.
    So If you have any sugestions.

    Hey Bob I'd like to here what your client has to say about his new Bulgarian.
     
  3. Only someone from your neck of the woods could call Monmouth County 'north' Jersey. To me, that's south. The teachers I know are all in Bergen County area, all the way "north."
    I can ask around. What town?
     
  4. Hell, most folks down here consider anything above Trenton to be North Jersey and New Brunswick might as well be in New York City.
     
  5. Bob Gollihur

    Bob Gollihur GollihurMusic.com

    Mar 22, 2000
    New Joisey Shore
    Big Cheese Emeritus: Gollihur Music
    Near Freehold, about 5 miles off Rt. 9. He prefers someone who will come to the house.

    And frankly, anything North of Union County is really just a part of New York or PA.
     
  6. There is a good guy in Milltown, near East Brunswick and New Brunswick, just off Rt 18. Very convenient to Freehold. His name is Joe Macaro, he can be reached at 732-545-8922. He studied at Berkely and teaches both electric and upright. An excellent teacher and good guy all around.
     
  7. godoze

    godoze

    Oct 21, 2002
    speaking of teachers, how about one in philadelphia? I haven't had an upright lesson in years although i play all the time. have been thinking about getting lessons.
     
  8. Chris Fitzgerald

    Chris Fitzgerald Student of Life Staff Member Administrator

    Oct 19, 2000
    Louisville, KY

    Don't be intimidated by Rufus - he's a big old teddy bear, and one of the nicest guys you'd ever want to meet. I teach with him at the Aebersold camps about every other year, and he's great with students of all ages and abilities. Go for it...you won't find a better teacher.
     
  9. Bob Gollihur

    Bob Gollihur GollihurMusic.com

    Mar 22, 2000
    New Joisey Shore
    Big Cheese Emeritus: Gollihur Music
    David Kaczorowski, esteemed member of this group, is right over the bridge in Joisey, and takes students last time we spoke about it.
     
  10. Sam Sherry

    Sam Sherry Inadvertent Microtonalist Supporting Member

    Sep 26, 2001
    Portland, ME
    Euphonic Audio "Player"
    I have learned, forgotten and re-learned repeatedly that the telephone is a most powerful tool for musical self-empowerment. Take it from someone who's a week older than you: Call. Even if Mr. Reid tells you to go eat worms, you will not forget or regret it.

    As for "famous jazz musician" I'd keep that one in perspective, too. There are only about five jazz musicians whom "most people" know and three of them are dead.