New method book and trio album coming soon!!!

Brian Baggett Resume

                                          Brian Baggett



 Professional jazz guitarist who gives over 100 public performances

   annually.  Notable performances include playing with Steve Vai

   at the Stiefel Theatre, the opening of the Kauffman Center and a private

   dinner for Newt Gingerich at the Dole Institute.


Video Presenter at Musician's Friend Private Reserve (2014 - Present)


Author of Guitar Notes column on


University, high school, elementary and independent jazz educator

      Experience with Waldorf, Montessori, and Suzuki methods for children


Private guitar instruction (1994 - 2014)


University of Kansas Jazz Workshop faculty member since (2006 - 2014)


Jazz guitar professor at Ottawa university (2010-2013)

     Music teacher at Lawrence Montessori School (2011-2013)


Commissioned by Kansas Historical Society in 2013 to record original manuscript

of 19th century guitarist and composer Henry Worrall


Method book author - "Keys To Unlocking The Fretboard"


Recording artist on more than 20 albums


Retail music store manager (2001-2014)


Music producer and studio engineer for video games and television


Studied jazz improvisation and guitar at both Washburn University and   

                       the University of Kansas. 


Private music lessons with Danny Embry, Regi Wooten, Rod Fleeman and others.




      Derek Sharp – Owner of Supersonic Music


        Roger Kugler – Music Department Chair Ottawa University


        Ken Lovern – Professional Jazz Musician 


        Dan Gailey – Director of Jazz studies University of Kansas


      David Basse – Kansas Public Radio “The Jazz Scene” host


                                *More references available on request