Online Student

Jimmy Provenzano

Online Student
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Member since 2012

About Me

JIMMYWEAZELPROVENZANO is a national touring guitarist with over 30 years experience in performing live and acoustic shows with “THE JIMMY WEAZEL BAND”, “THROTTLE”, “ROCKSTAR RODEO”, “TIMINGS EVERYTHING” & THE DIRTY BACKROADS BAND. In addition to performing, Jimmy is an independent music instructor committed to providing a solid education and instilling music appreciation in his students. Jimmy offers a fundamental background in comprehension with the ability to teach guitar and bass. Jimmy‚Äôs teaching objectives cover the fundamentals of music with an emphasis in performance levels and creativity. Jimmy develops his student‚Äôs interest in and appreciation of music through teaching theory, history, and practical skills. Jimmy majored in performance arts in high school and continued his musical education into college where he was a jazz performance major. Jimmy attended the American Conservatory of Music, the Chicago Musical College of Roosevelt University, and is currently enrolled at Berklee College of Music. Jimmy‚Äôs known for performing at local and national bike rallies and events, having played for the FULL THROTTLE SALOON at LACONIA, STURGIS, and LOVELAND to name a few. Jimmy‚Äôs well-known for his riveting and powerful instrumental guitar solo of the national anthem, ‚ÄúThe Star-Spangled Banner‚ÄĚ. Jimmy‚Äôs endorsements and sponsorships include; J√§germusic, GHS Strings, InTune Guitar Picks, Inc., Best-Tronics Mfg., Inc, RPM Energy Shot, and FX Graphics. Jimmy‚Äôs musical diversity shows through in the variety of musical styles his live performances cover, from the Blues and Old Soul songs, to early Seventies Heavy Rock including artist such as Black Sabbath, Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin, to Southern Rock artists like The Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Molly Hatchet to Modern Day Alternative artist Pearl Jam, Stone Temple Pilots, and Alice In Chains, to Guitar Oriented Rock artists such as Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Robin Trower, and UFO to Reggae artist like Bob Marley, while some days are just mandatory for a little Metallica. Jimmy has the ability to adapt in any atmosphere and brings a powerful energy and vibe to every performance while cranking out powerful guitar rock hits. With his chameleon like playing abilities Jimmy is able to do almost any genre of music and does. As a charismatic, experienced professional this intense and energetic guitarist leaves his mark everywhere he performs. Jimmy‚Äôs influences include Jimi Hendrix, Tony Iommi, Randy Rhoads, Dimebag Darrell, Zakk Wylde and Stevie Ray Vaughn. Some bands Jimmy enjoys listening to include, Pantera, Metallica, Alice in Chains, Soundgarden, Tool, Korn, Godsmack, Black Sabbath, and Led Zeppelin.

Experience & Education

Current

  • Guitar & Bass Instructor for Jam Zone Studio
    May 1996 to Present (over 23 years)

    Committed to providing a solid education and instilling music appreciation & offering a fundamental background in comprehension. Teaching objectives cover the fundamentals of music with an emphasis in performance levels and creativity, teaching theory, history, and practical skills

Education

  • BA in Music Production & Songwriting at BerkleeMusic Online
    2012 to Present (Expected completion 2020)