Greetings Musika Students: My name is James S. and I'm located oceanside in the Bluff Park area of Long Beach, CA. I currently coach students age 12 and older in the following areas: piano, digital keyboard, voice, acting, violin, viola, music theory/ear training, music composition/arranging, music history and music therapy/breath. Lessons are out of my home studio and I also coach online (voice/acting, theory/comp, music history, music therapy). I teach all levels and all genres. I also offer artist development and management services to advanced musicians by audition/portfolio submission. I have taught privately for over 30 years and I'm currently a US professor for London College of Music, and I offer accredited music grade programs for performance, theory/comp, and musicology as well as actual degree-diploma programs. I have also taught of university, community college and for performing arts high schools. I'm an internationally recognized classical and jazz pianist/recording artists. My digital albums are readily available at I Tunes, Cdbaby or Amazon. I'm a published musicologist author. My credits include: The Cocktail Piano Companion, Jewels of Jazz: The Undiscovered Vocal Gems of the 1950s-1960s, Les Baxter, Lady Liberty: The Definitive Julie London Handbook and Artist Development. I'm the creator of the Cocktail Piano Hour series of albums, which are regularly played on international radio podcasts including: Cocktail Nation, Evenings at the Penthouse, The Cool Jazz Connection and Martinis at Midnight. I have performed in classical solo recital settings, in chamber and piano ensemble settings and as guest artist with orchestras. Credits include: The Pacific Symphony, San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, Honolulu Symphony, The Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, and the Savannah Baroque Chamber. I have performed as a jazz pianist/vocalist throughout the world. Credits include: The Cinegrill, The Westin Bonaventure, The Ritz Carlton Resort and Spa, Laguna Niguel, Disneyland, The Sky Room at the Breakers, and The Westin Grand.