About Dave Hill

Specializes in: solo fingerstyle arrangement and performance.

Major guitar influences: Tommy Emmanuel, Alex de Grassi, Ed Gerhard, Ted Greene, Jackie King, Tuck Andress, Martin Taylor, Joe Pass, Pat Metheny, Joe Diorio, Jim Hall, Chet Atkins, Steve Howe and James Taylor.

Graduated from: Musician's Institute (formerly Guitar Institute of Technology) Hollywood, California.

Senior Instructor: at the Southwest Guitar Conservatory, San Antonio, Texas (Founded by Jackie King).

Worked: as a professional musician in San Antonio, Texas; Champaign, Illinois, and Fort Collins, Colorado.

Played back up for: pianist Roger Williams, guitarist Jackie King, singer Eartha Kitt, Little Anthony, the San Antonio Symphony Pops Concerts with Robert Goulet, George Burns, and Gene Barry.

Played in: Dance Bands, Jazz Combos, Big Bands, Country Bands, String Ensembles, Pit Orchestras for Musicals, Duets and Solo performances.

Studied with: Tommy Emmanuel, Martin Taylor, Peppino D'Agostino, Alex DeGrassi, Ed Gerhard, Jackie King, Ted Greene, Joe Diorio, Ron Eschete, Larry Carlton, Pat Martino, Herb Ellis, Barney Kessel, Howard Roberts, Jackie King, Lenny Breau, John Knowles, Joe Robinson, Jim Nichols, Richard Smith, Frank Vignola, Vinny Raniolo, & Brooks Robertson.