All of us here at “The Next Step,” are committed to giving aspiring guitarists and musicians of all levels and ages, the instruction they need to fulfill their potential. We are a quality and experienced team consisting of professional musicians that have spent our lives dedicated towards the complex art of music.
Let's meet the team…
Kole is a Professional Guitarist, Instructor, and
Composer based out of the Los Angeles, California area. He has been
formally trained in Guitar and Composition from Indiana University, Musicians
Institute and has studied privately with Tom
Hess and Jaime Vendera
If you would like to find out more information about Kole or have any questions for him, please feel free to visit his site at www.KoleMusician.com
Nick Layton is a professional guitarist, musician and
teacher in Vancouver, Washington. Nick's debut CD entitled Storming
the Castle will be released in 2008.
Mike is a solo guitarist, music composer and instructor.
He teaches private guitar lessons in Indianapolis Indiana. He has
published his instructional articles on many guitar websites that
are read by thousands of guitar students worldwide. His music was
performed at recitals held at the Indiana University Jacobs School
of Music. Mike has also organized and taught several guitar workshops
including one that was held at Oak Brook Academy of Music and Art
in Chicago IL.
Zack Uidl is a professional guitarist in the Chicago-land
area. He is a highly regarded performer, studio/session musician,
instructor and composer. He maintains a steady performing career,
both in and out of the studio. He has taught several clinics including
the internationally acclaimed Camp Jam.
Angel Zamora is a guitarist currently (2008) based
in Mexico City and has been a music/guitar teacher since 1999 focused
on virtuoso guitar styles.
Dave is a recording artist, producer, and instructor working in the central Indiana area. With over 8 years of playing experience, he is currently studying music at Indiana University, and has studied with renowned guitar virtuosos such as Tom Hess and Mike Walsh. With three albums of his music released and selling internationally, Dave is currently pursuing multiple recording projects and collaborations and working on new instructional products.