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J. Vega

Los Angeles, CA-based musician and educator.

About Me

BA degree (Music) from Immaculate Heart College, Los Angeles, MM degree (Commercial Music/Performance) from Cal State Los Angeles. Studied jazz guitar with Jimmy Wyble, Peter Bernstein, and Tom Hynes, and classical guitar with Richard Pattie and Matthew Elgart. Adjunct music faculty at Cal State L.A., East Los Angeles College (ELAC), guitar instructor at Los Angeles City College (LACC), and guitar instructor at Loyola High School Los Angeles. 35 years' experience as guitar teacher, instrumentalist, composer, arranger, and educator.

My Jazz Story

I love jazz because it is beautiful, creative, challenging music to play and create.