A consummate band leader, soloist, and sideman, Brant Grieshaber has shared the stage with jazz giants such as Bill Frisell (Grammy nominee), James Carter, and Charlie Hunter and he often performs and records with faculty from Berklee College of Music. He performs all over New England, from the Maine Music Society to the Beantown Swing Orchestra, from The Beehive to Johnny D’s. He also teaches guitar and composition at his studio in Boston, where students come from across the globe to explore the fingerboard. In 2007, Brant published "The Ultimate Guitarist's Survival Guide"
At the age of 8, Brant began classical and ragtime piano, studying with Bates College professor Dr. Marion Anderson. At 13, he took up jazz and rock guitar. He earned his BA at Berklee College of Music, studying with Garrison Fewell and Bret Wilmott. At the Boston Conservatory, he did graduate studies in classical composition with Osvaldo Golijov. He has also studied guitar with the jazz/fusion giant, Frank Gambale.
•author of "The Ultimate Guitarist's Survival Guide"
•BA - Berklee College of Music
•graduate studies - The Boston Conservatory
•several years of full-time private teaching experience
•certified Really Nice Guy™
•Godin Guitars and JazzKat Amplifiers Artist Endorser
In the past several years, Brant has been performing live and on CD with the following groups in addition to the Brant Grieshaber Trio:
JK And The Servomatics