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A protégé of the world-renown guitarist Jimmy Bruno and late-pianist-educator Jimmy Amadie, Dr. Seth G completed a Ph.D. in Musicology and a Masters in Classical Guitar Performance with Jack Sanders from the Claremont Graduate University. He completed his Bachelors in Jazz Guitar Performance from the University of the Arts.

He guides players at every level from elementary school up to university. Three of his books are published by Midoriyama Publishing. The two most recent, A Guitarist's Guide to Chord Construction. Volume 1: Root-Position Voicings and Volume 2: Inversions, offer a unique approach to constructing chords on the guitar.

His first book, Billy Bean: The Life and Music of a Jazz Guitar Legend, has received much acclaim around the world.  

A professional guitarist for over 30 years, he has performed over 1200 concerts. He continues to perform across the United States and internationally. His performances range from solo guitar to as large ensembles.

His Curriculum Vitae (CV) is available here: Dr. Seth G's CV.