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music

I’m a working musician—guitar player, singer, songwriter — as well as a teacher at the Old Town School of Folk Music. On this page, you'll find recordings, gig dates and updates on projects I’m involved in (or enthusiastic about).

 

Teaching

I teach ensembles at the Old Town School of Folk Music, classes that focus on the skills needed to play with bands.

I tend to lead classes drawing from our long tradition of R&B-derived music: funk, soul, rock & roll, and even disco.

Read more about my classes on the old town school’s website.

I’m also available for private guitar lessons; contact me for terms and scheduling.

bands

 

 

Here are a few of the projects I’m active in.

JOHN MEAD’S CONSPIRACY THEORIES

Conspiracy Theories play my original songs, which are heavily influenced by 70s funk, soul, and rock.

BOUNDARY WATERS

Boundary Waters is a vehicle for the driving, atmospheric original music of guitarist/singer/writer Andy Brommel.

Little Queens

Little Queens performing at City Winery Chicago

This is a Heart tribute band led by Congress of Starlings’ Andrea Bunch and Aerin Tedesco, Little Queens plays the summer festival circuit and selected gigs the rest of the year.