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Berklee Alum

Aaron J. Greene

Berklee Alum
#Guitarist #Love #Guitar #Music #MusicIsLife #MusicMan #MusicLife 
Los Angeles, CA
Member since 2004

About Me

Aaron is an honors graduate of Berklee who has been playing guitar for over 25 years (including festival performances, studio recordings, and features on radio & TV), and teaching for more than 20.

Aaron is also the inventor of The Pick Ninja, a unique guitar pick grip, and is planning to release a series of video and written lessons for the guitar.

Highlights of Aaron’s playing include improvisation, and composing complimentary guitar parts using unique tones, harmonies and diverse stylistic techniques. His electric guitar remix of the song Broken by Lovely the Band has achieved over 60k plays and over 600 likes on Soundcloud under the name G String Graffiti.

Being a lifelong student of the guitar, Aaron’s motivation for developing his guitar lesson series and innovative pick holder lies in sharing his joy of learning and playing music with others.

Aaron’s lessons have been distilled through his experiences from his time at Berklee, and as an institutional and private instructor (formerly at Axis Music Academy and The Cornerstone Music Conservatory). Aaron’s material encompasses core concepts presented in a concise and accessible yet information dense format. The goal of his writings is to provide guitarists with a solid foundation of high yield techniques, concepts and insights on which to build further mastery of the instrument.

All of Aaron’s lessons can be used in conjunction with a private instructor or guidance of a mentor, or not.

Visit ThePickNinja.com for more information

Experience & Education

Current

  • Guitar Instructor for Match Head Music
    August 2002 to Present (over 17 years)

    Private guitar and music theory lessons

Past

  • Guitarist for Various Artists
    October 2004 to January 2019 (over 14 years)

    Improvised, composed, recorded, and performed guitar parts for various local and regional artists. Original material has been used for ESPN segments, WRIF Detroit rock radio, and NBC pilots.

  • Guitar Instructor for Cornerstone Music Conservatory
    February 2005 to March 2007 (over 2 years)

    Individual and group guitar lessons

  • Guitar Instructor for Axis Music Academy
    September 1995 to August 2000 (about 5 years)

    Individual guitar lessons

Education

  • BM in Guitar Performance at Berklee College of Music
    2000 to 2004 (4 years)