Jeff is a guitarist and educator based out of northern Wyoming. He holds music degrees from Northwest College, Berklee College of Music, and the University of Southern California. Jeff has taught at USC, University of Laverne, Rocky Mountain College, and Central Wyoming College, and is currently teaching full-time at Northwest College in Powell, WY. An author for Mel Bay and FGM Publishing, Jeff also serves on the faculty for several music camps.
As a composer, Jeff’s music is featured on several public television shows, and he is a two-time recipient of the Wyoming Arts Council’s Performing Arts Fellowship in music composition. He has won songwriting awards from the John Lennon Songwriting Contest and the IBMA. As a guitarist, he has won state flatpicking championships in Wyoming, Utah, as well as the 2003 National Championship.
Jeff has shared the stage with Pete Huttlinger, Mike Dowling, Chuck Pyle, Tish Hinojosa, Bobby Shew, Matt Flinner, Larry Koonse, Frank Mantooth, Ronnie Bedford, Jack Reilly, Warren Chiasson, and many others. He is a roster artist for the Wyoming Arts Council and is available for concerts, clinics and workshops.