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Nick Arne is a professionally trained guitarist, singer-songwriter, and teacher. He grew up in New Fairfield, CT before he moved to Portland, OR. He graduated with Cum Laude Honors from Western Connecticut State University in 2018 with a BM in Jazz Guitar and a minor in Professional Writing. 


Nick is a versatile musician who has been influenced by many different genres of music. He started off playing blues with inspiration from John Mayer, Derek Trucks, BB King, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Albert King. He then discovered jazz and became influenced by Bill Frisell, Pat Metheny, John Scofield, and Julian Lage. Nick's playing also draws from folk, R&B, country, rock, and hip-hop.


Nick has been teaching professionally for over 7 years and has worked with all skill levels and age ranges. He focuses on personalizing each lesson to suit the student’s needs and learning style. He strives to cater to the student’s goals while complimenting it with essential music skills

Guitar, Ukulele and Bass  

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