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Playing with the great Jack Petersen today @ Verde Valley School:

Jack Leroy Petersen (born 25 Oct 1933 Elk City, Oklahoma) is an American jazz guitarist, pianist, composer, arranger, music publisher, music clinician, and renowned pioneer in jazz education who revolutionized guitar education.[1] He was a pedagogical architect for jazz guitar and jazz improvisation at three institutions of higher learning:

  • Joining his close colleague, Rich Matteson, who was recruited from North Texas to build a new program at the University of North Florida focusing on jazz, Petersen built a jazz guitar program (1988–1995; fully retiring 1999 – Resident Artist and Associate Professor).
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