Jamie E. Carter

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What do you do at Walker West?
I teach guitar.

Instrument(s)?
Guitar

What style(s) of music do you teach/play?
All styles, including jazz and classical

Hometown?
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

What are some performance/professional highlights?
Playing a weekly gig at Mr. BBQ in Brooklyn Center

What was your first gig?
Playing in the middle school band

Favorite Walker West memory/experience?
Watching the recitals

Musical influences?
Anybody who plays an instrument

Favorite album?
I can’t name one favorite album, but my favorite piece of music is Leo Brouwer’s El Decameron Negro.

Why is music education so important?
Music education is important because it helps you discover yourself more so than anything else!

Advice to young musicians?
Practice!