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The Musicians Institute is a Hollywood, California music school. Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the city of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that extends from Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to south boundary east of La Brea Avenue... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... A music school or conservatoire (British English) — also known as a conservatory (American English) or a conservatorium (Australian English) — is an institution dedicated to teaching the art of music, including the playing of musical instruments, musical composition, musicianship, music history, and music theory. ...


Formed in 1977 as the Guitar Institute of Technology, co-founded by jazz guitarist Howard Roberts, the Institute eventually grew into a comprehensive contemporary music college that prepares students for careers in the music industry as performers and professionals. The school, accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), offers Bachelor Degree, Associate Degree, and Certificate programs in voice, instrument performance (bass, guitar, drums, keyboards), audio engineering, original music production, music business, guitar-building, and music video/film, taught by a faculty of experienced music professionals. GIT remains MI's largest program, and the drum program, the Percussion Institute of Technology (PIT), is currently the largest percussion school in the United States, with instructors such as Rob Carson, former three-time world snare champion and co-inventor of the flam marching head. Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Jazz guitar refers to the use of guitar in jazz music. ... Howard Roberts (2 October 1929 – 28 June 1992) was an influential American jazz guitarist, educator and session musician. ...


Faculty

Guitar Institute Of Technology (GIT):


formerly: Scott Owen wrestles with his double bass on stage Scott Owen plays the double bass in the Australian rock band The Living End. ... L.A. based session guitarist, who was also a member of Supertramp, and has his own band called the Carl Verheyen Band. ...

  • Keyboard Institute of Technology (KIT):

Joy Basu is a Bengali writer and prominent cultural personality. ... Brett Garsed is an Australian guitar player. ... Jennifer Batten is a guitarist who first received word-of-mouth attention that eventually led guitar magazines to take notice of her highly original approach to the electric guitar. ... George Lynch (b. ... Russell Keith Ferrante is a jazz pianist from San Jose, California who is a founding member of the group Yellowjackets. ... Chilean soccer player {{Football club infobox | clubname = University of Chile | image = | fullname = Carlos Campos| nickname = El Tanque (the Tank) | birthcountry = Chile | miniflag = | debutclub = University of Chile // Biography Carlos Campos, representative player of the Club Deportivo Universidad de Chile (professional soccer team of the University of Chile). ... Alessandro Cortini Alessandro Cortini (born May 24, 1976) is an Italian musician best known as a touring keyboardist with Nine Inch Nails. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Notable alumni

Bill Hudson is the lead guitarist for American extreme power metal band Cellador. ... Rafael Moreira is a Brazilian-born guitarist and vocalist who is best known as the lead guitarist for the hit CBS series, Rock Star. ... Dave Weiner (born on September 24, 1976) is an American guitarist. ... Juan Alderete, circa 2001. ... Joy Basu is a Bengali writer and prominent cultural personality. ... Jennifer Batten is a guitarist who first received word-of-mouth attention that eventually led guitar magazines to take notice of her highly original approach to the electric guitar. ... Chris Broderick is the lead guitarist for the Power Metal band Jag Panzer. ... Jeff Buckley (November 17, 1966 – May 29, 1997), born Jeffrey Scott Buckley and raised as Scotty Moorhead,[1] was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. ... Joacim Cans is the lead singer of HammerFall, a Swedish power metal band. ... Rivers Cuomo (born June 13, 1970), is the lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter of the rock band Weezer. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... John Anthony Frusciante (IPA pronunciation: ) (born March 5, 1970) is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter and record producer. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Synyster Gates (born Brian Elwin Haner, Jr. ... La Toya Renee London (born on December 29, 1978) is an American R&B and soul singer and actress who was the fourth-place finalist on the third season of the reality/talent-search television series American Idol. ... Todd McLaughiln Todd McLaughlin (born August 27th, 1979) is Los Angeles based singer/songwriter originally from San Diego, California. ... Kristian picked up the guitar at age 17 and soon began playing with local bands. ... Chad Smith (born October 25, 1961 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA), is the drummer of the American rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers. ... David Ellefson (born November 12, 1964 in Jackson, Minnesota) is a bass guitar player who is currently a member of Avian, Temple of Brutality, F5 and Killing Machine, but is best known as a former member of the thrash metal band Megadeth. ... Scott Travis (born September 6, 1961, Norfolk, Virginia, USA) is the drummer for legendary British heavy metal band Judas Priest. ... ngel Parra is the son of Violeta Parra, the Chilean folklorist of the Nueva Canci n movement. ... The subject of this article may not satisfy the notability guideline or one of the following guidelines for inclusion on Wikipedia: Biographies, Books, Companies, Fiction, Music, Neologisms, Numbers, Web content, or several proposals for new guidelines. ... Paul Brandon Gilbert (November 6, 1966) is a guitarist best known for his work with Racer X and Mr. ... Brett Garsed is an Australian guitar player. ...

External links

  • Musician's Institute official website
  • KIT Keyboard Institute of Technology Teachers
  • KIT Keyboard Institute of Technology Students

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