Steven Richison

Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ukulele

Steven Richison is a guitarist and guitar instructor with over 15 years of experience. A versatile and well rounded musician who spent his adolescent years playing Rock, Blues, and Pop guitar, He later took to studying music formally and earned his degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Southern Mississippi where he studied under Saxophonist Lawrence Panella and New Orleans-based guitarist Chris Alford. At his time in college, Steven earned a spot in the Southern Miss Jazztet and Jazz lab 1, the University’s top two Jazz ensembles.

Before moving to Los Angeles in 2017, Steven honed his musicianship, playing in the South Mississippi music scene where he played in various jazz groups and led his own creative project, The Spectrum Trio, as well as playing for theatrical productions and as an orchestra guitarist for the Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera.

As a guitar instructor, Steven has a passion for guiding his students to find their own unique voice on the instrument in any style. He has taught guitar lessons since his teenage years and has taught professionally to people of all ages and skill levels for 5 years. His background in jazz makes him a great resource for learning musical improvisation as well as the interactive aspects of music. Keeping music lessons fun and practical while sharing the knowledge that will help a student go as far as they want to with music is a top priority.

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