Jason Moss has been playing guitar for over thirty years. He spent 18 years as axeman for the Cherry Poppin' Daddies, playing on their 1997 double-platinum hit Zoot Suit Riot. After moving to the Bay Area from Eugene, OR in 2012, he taught at Walnut Creek's Red House Music School and currently gigs with local bands Fleetwood Mask and The Megatones.
Jason is available for private guitar instruction, as well as band coaching.
TRACI DE LEON
VOICE - PIANO - SONGWRTITING
Traci has been teaching private voice lessons for 20 years all over the United States. Classically trained in Vocal Performance, Traci de Leon has carefully formulated methods of teaching singers in all styles and genres, from beginner to professional touring musicians.
Areas of concentration are phrasing, vowel production, effective breathing techniques, ear training, music theory and sight reading, microphone technique, stage movement and presence, audition preparation, and singing without tension.
Piano lessons with Traci are customized for your particular goals and learning styles. Basic music theory is emphasized from the beginning to boost confidence and get you sight reading sheet music or chords right away.
Songwriting lessons are offered to help you take your melody or lyric ideas to the next level. A member of ASCAP and NSAI, Traci attends several yearly conferences on music business and songwriting to keep up with current writing styles and trends.
We are proud to have Traci teaching at our Walnut Creek location, 1838 Tice Valley Boulevard.
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TIM DE CILLIS
Tim DeCillis is an Oakland based musician and educator with over 10 years of experience teaching at schools, colleges, and privately, and has worked in and around the San Francisco bay area for the last 3 years. He holds a bachelor's degree in percussion performance from the State University of New York at Fredonia and a master's degree in jazz studies from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and is comfortable teaching rock, jazz, pop, latin, and many other styles to students of all ages and experience levels, providing a curriculum that is unique to each student based on their individual abilities and goals as a musician.