Skip Ravita Jazz Ensemble

Biography - Skip Grasso - Guitar

Skip Grasso
 


Skip Grasso has worked as a freelance jazz guitarist based in the Baltimore/Washington Area performing in a very wide variety of situations, which include everything from solo guitar to big bands.

Skip can be heard on the recordings The Don Junker Big Band: Junkyard Dog and the Hank Levy Alumni Band: An “Odd-Time” Was Had By All.

He has taught guitar as an adjunct professor at Mount Saint Mary’s University, and continues to teach privately. Besides receiving a Masters of Music from the University of North Texas, he was fortunate to study with numerous renowned educators and musicians including pianist Charlie Banacos, pianist Garry Dial, guitarist Paul Bollenback, and Dr. Asher Zlotnik.

Skip also had two books of guitar transcriptions published Vital Blues Guitar: Freddie King and Vital Blues Guitar: Gatemouth Brown.