steve briody • guitar
Steve Briody is guitarist from Long island who first met Tom Bowes while working together in the Funk Filharmonik. He has worked with Carl Fischer, Randy Brecker, Mario Cruz, Dave Valentin and Paula Atherton. Steve had a commercially successful smooth jazz CD, (“Keep On Talkin”), which was nominated for a “Best Pop Instrumental” Grammy in 2007. Steve is the author of the popular jazz guitar instructional book "Jazz Guitar Lines of the Greats", published by Jamey Aebersold Jazz. Steve has a Doctoral degree and is a Professor of Music at Five Towns College where he teaches guitar, graduate harmony, arranging, and dissertation advising. He's also recently contributed lesson columns for Guitar Player magazine and Just Jazz Guitar magazine.
Rumor has it that Steve is a New York Mets fan.