Jerad Fox is a guitarist and music teacher from Santa Cruz, CA. He holds a Bachelor degree of music in guitar performance from Musicians Institute where he studied with Peter Hume. He also earned an AA degree from Cabrillo College where he studied with Ray Brown, Fred Squatrito and Guy Cantwell. Jerad is an active performing musician, playing lead guitar in the bands Vintage Point, Hayley Jane and Neon City Limits.
Jerad is a knowledgeable, patient and experienced teacher, having taught in many schools all over the bay area. His lessons are structured and progressive yet relaxed and encouraging. Jerad’s teaching philosophy is to build a solid foundation of musicianship with a focus on the student’s interests. You can expect to learn about chords, note reading, fretboard recognition, scales, playing songs, guitar solos, improvising and music theory.
Jerad is great with beginning students and he can help elevate intermediate/advanced student’s playing to the next level. Jerad excels at teaching many contemporary styles like Rock, Metal, Country, Funk, Jazz, Folk and Rn’B as well as Fingerstyle and Classical. He teaches students of all ages and loves to share his experience and knowledge with others.