Student Bands

Good music comes out of people playing together – Keith Richards

The Oceanographers

Justin Miyamoto is the singer and songwriter for The Oceanographers. “The foundation that Craig gave me in scales and solos over the years I took lessons with him in junior high and high school had become my backbone in the studio.” Read Justin’s complete testimonial here.

Diminished 7

Alex Crescioni is the singer, songwriter and guitarist in the band Diminished 7. He also produces and mixes for a wide variety of talented artists, singer/songwriters and bands at Stygian Sound in Van Nuys, CA, a recording studio he owns and operates.

Wild Hearts

Wild Hearts is a teen country pop band in Los Angeles area featuring students Anna Jane Jackson and Chandler Jackson. “You make dreams come true!” Read the rest of Chandler’s testimonial here.

New Beat Fund

New Beat Fund’s video for “Get Up” from the CoiNz EP. “Thanks for being a great mentor Craig Beck.” Read guitarist and songwriter Shelby’s testimonial here.


Dave Dzaich is the guitarist and songwriter in Chaindriven, a hard rock band based out of Los Angeles, California. They are fueled by shredding guitar, pounding bass, hard hitting groove oriented drum work & over the top melodic vocals. In addition to numerous recordings, they have been the opening band for many national recording artists. See Dave’s testimonial here.

Closer to Closure

Student Matt Medina and his band Closer To Closure pummeling the Roxy Theatre. I always get a huge kick out of seeing my students perform live. Helping others reach their goals is a thrill. So is purchasing a student’s concert T-shirt and wearing it proudly!

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