Michael Vincent began playing guitar at the of age 10 and has been studying and loving music ever since. He graduated with honors from the The University of Akron with a degree in Jazz Studies under the direction of Jack Schantz. He has been gigging professionally for four years and is the lead guitarist with the jazz fusion band, the Acid Cats. The group has developed quite a wide following in NE Ohio. This summer Michael had the honor of performing in the 2015 Tri-C Jazz Festival. As a teacher, Michael welcomes all styles and skill levels. He places an emphasis on fun and creativity while incorporating structured elements necessary for the success of the developing musician. In addition, Michael offers electric bass and beginner piano lessons. "I have been concentrating on jazz, but I also love playing blues, rock, funk, classical--you name it. I want to share music with people by teaching as well as playing. With music, it is possible to express things that words cannot say."
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