I've never been to Helen before...when did Georgia get a bavarian mountain town? Who knew? Anyway, saw a bunch of nasty bikes, that was rad. Bigg Daddy's was cool, the food was amazing. They have a Peach Barbecue sauce that will blow your mind.
2 Years at Music Authority
2 years at Ken Stanton Music
2 years at Braswell Music
1 year at Music Matters
Certificate from Atlanta Institute of Music, Bass Performance
Private instruction on upright bass from Bruce Gertz, head of Bass Department at Berklee School of Music and Scott Smith, Jazz Program at Georgia State
Private instruction on Electric bass from John Curtis, Alan Barnes, Gary Wilkins and Russ Rogers.
I've been playing bass for 11 years, and teaching 25+ students a week for the last 5 years. I play 4, 5 and 6 string bass, guitar and upright bass. My main private focus has been on Jazz study and performance, but I am proficient in Country, Blues, Reggae and Rock. I have performed for countless bands and artists in and around the Southeast. John Tirone Bass Lessons