Alex Kaufman

San Diego

Alex Kaufman- was born and raised in Pittsburgh PA and had a passion for playing guitar from an early age. He’s been playing for over 18 years and teaching and playing professionally for over 15. He studied with countless musicians in the area including jazz guitar legends Jimmy Ponder, Joe Negri, as well as going to New York to study with world renowned guitarist Adam Rogers. He got heavily involved with the jazz community and started gigging regularly. In addition to playing jazz he also played and wrote music in a wide variety of other genres including: country, rock, blues, funk, R&B, singer songwriter, and experimental projects. His students have ranged in age from 5 to 70 and he’s comfortable teaching all styles, specializing in jazz, blues, rock, funk, classical and music theory.