Cristian Paez has been playing the guitar since he was eleven years old. He started with two years of private lessons in former Sound-Waves Studios. Cristian worked with several bands focusing on various projects and improvisational skills. He took one year of Jazz Studies with Jazz House of Kids in Montclair NJ and played the local Jazz Festival. Cristian has also taken a couple of small tours through New York, New Jersey, and Philly with rock and jazz-fusion bands. Cristian worked in Customer Service and in the Guitar Department at Sam Ash before becoming an instructor here at the Springfield, NJ store. He is currently accepting new students and will gladly teach and collaborate on song writing, guitar and bass studies, as well as improvisation and interpretation of music.