Native New Yorker Stuart Ziff has crafted a career as professional guitarist, songwriter and popular music historian. Stuart’s expertise lies in rock & roll, R&B, funk, blues and all points in between.
A veteran sideman of 25 years, he has supported many legends, including Wilson Pickett and Charles Brown, and backed contemporary artists, emerging singer-songwriters as well as Broadway shows. In 1994, he co-wrote the #1 single “Thinkin’ Problem” with country artist David Ball (Warner Bros.). Stuart has numerous recording credits as a guitarist, producer and vocalist in New York, Nashville and Los Angeles, and tours as guitarist for the legendary funk/R&B/Latin group War.
At MI, Stuart teaches Blues Guitar, Slide, Private Lessons and Open Counseling.