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Neighborhood: Prospect Heights, Brooklyn (will travel)
Ages taught: ages 5-adult
Levels taught: beg-adv
Secondary instruments taught: bass

Guitarist and composer Brad Shepik has performed at jazz festivals across Europe and North America since 1991 both as a leader of his own groups and with Paul Motian, Dave Douglas, Joey Baron, Charlie Haden, Bob Brookmeyer, Carla Bley and many others. He regularly performs with Brad Shepik Trio, Human Activity Suite, Joey Baron’s Killer Joey, Simon Shaheen’s Quantara, Matt Darriau’s Paradox Trio, Pachora and others. His most recent recording is “Human Activity Suite” (Songlines 2009). Brad holds a Masters Degree in Jazz Performance/Composition and has taught workshops and masterclasses throughout the U.S. and Europe. Brad has also taught guitar at City College, Long Island University, New England Conservatory, the New School, The School for Improvisational Music and currently teaches guitar, ensembles and world music at New York University. For more about Brad, visit