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He wrote his first two books to challenge his advanced students. When the first-call guitarists were unable to play the challenging music, Grassel succeeded.
It’s About the Music”.
Please help by adding reliable sources. He formed Frozen Sky Records. This article has multiple issues. After regaining his skill, he was too weak to continue teaching at Milwaukee Area Technical College, so he quit.
At the end of the decade, he jzck an instrument he named the “SuperAx” which contained both guitar and bass guitar strings. At the beginning ofseldom leaving home, he began giving lessons with Skype to guitarists around the world. In Septemberthe Wisconsin Conservatory of Music presented a concert of Grassel’s compositions, commemorating the fortieth anniversary of his first composition performed there.
Grassel comes from a family of musicians. Inreaders of Guitar One magazine voted Grassel “one of the 10 best guitarists in America. Grazsel from ” https: He purchased a bass guitar seeeds play professionally two nights per week in the rock band The Triumphs. To avoid sounding like other guitarists, he refrained from listening to any music produced with a guitar for ten years from — From — he studied with George Van Epsworking on solo guitar technique, and recorded his first album, Solo Burner.
In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful. Mack a family to support, Grassel turned to teaching music and playing jazz locally. His grandfather played mandolin, his great-uncle the accordion.
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By age four, he was touring as grasxel solo act with the Bar o’ Ranch variety show. Retrieved 1 August The oldest of four boys, Grassel was born September 3, in Milwauke. Please introduce links to this page from related articles ; try the Find link tool for suggestions. They performed in clubs during the week. A turning point came in when he attended his first jazz concert: Jack Grassel born September grsasel, is an American jazz guitarist, teacher, and author from Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Modern Music Center hired him at the age of thirteen to teach piano, bass, and accordion. He combines standard picking technique with classical finger techniques. As a studio musician he performed jingles on radio and television.
His father played trumpet and his brother plays piano.
But his mind returned to music. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved 25 November In at seventeen, exhausted from performing, he quit playing and enrolled in Pharmacy School at the University of Wisconsin.