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Kevin Longden

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Intructional Age Groups
8 years and older

Bio

Kevin aspires to share his passion for music with students of all ages and to help motivate each of them to find their own personal music connection and appreciation.  From his wide range of experience as a professional musician and teacher, Kevin will help strengthen the student's foundation as well as bulid and expand their knowledge by introducing related musical styles and possibilities into their artistic world to help improve the student's performance.

Kevin has worked as a private music instructor in Malibu and Ventura County.  He is often asked to give seminars and demonstrations, mostly recently as a guest lecturer at Cal State Northridge due to his extensive knowledge of the blues.  He was the technical advisor and guitar coach to Laurence Fishburne for the Touchstone Pictures movie "What's Love Got To Do With It." and has colloborated both in the studio and on stage with Ambrosia, Carmine Appice, Adrienne Barbeau, James Burton, Kim Carnes, John Ford Cooley, The Fifth Dimension, John Fogerty, Danny Gans, Sophie B. Hawkins, Lorna Luft, The Marvelettes, Jerry Mulligan, Richard Page, Mighty Mo Rogers, Ed Shaunessey, Fred Travelena, Steve Marche Torme, and Billy Watrous. 

Kevin recently completed is latest CD "By Way of Avalon" which is available on itunes.  In addition, he wrote, arranged and performed all the music for the PBS documentary "The Right to Know." Kevin also has an extensive list of Television and Film productions he has scored and played on.

Specializations

Guitar, Piano, Bass, Music Theory, Song Composition

Certifications

Bachelor of Music Education, Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA

Awards

Boys and Girls Club Certificate of Appreciation

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