Doug is a graduate of the Atlanta institute of music and has been teaching, recording and performing in the Atlanta area for 15+ years. Shortly after graduating he was offered a teaching position at the Atlanta Institute of Music where he was an instructor for 10 years. Doug specializes in teaching theory, harmony, songwriting, and recording. He is well versed in rock, metal, jazz, blues and country. He is currently finishing a music and technology degree from the Atlanta Institute of Music, and is a certified pro tools operator. Doug has 2 cd’s on iTunes one of which had a write up in modern drummer magazine in 2009.
Jared Bryan has been playing and studying the guitar for over twenty years, and joined the SSM staff in the spring of 2005. Since earning his degree from AIM (Atlanta Institute of Music), Jared has dedicated himself to both his performing, and especially his teaching here at SSM. Jared’s specialty is rock, jazz, R&B, and he also has a deep-rooted love of funk. Jared teaches with the philosophy that the gift of music is in everyone and he strives to bring it out. Jared has toured across the south in numerous venues such as opening up for Cowboy Mouth and The North Mississippi All Stars.
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Jared Bryan plays Paul Gilbert Solo Exercise
Jared is also the Lead Guitar player in the SSM Staff Rock Band, “RADIO DAYS”. Check out a clip of Radio Days performing at the Sandy Springs Festival Sept. 23rd, 2017.
Radio Days Performing the Rush Classic “Spirit of Radio”.
Radio Days performing John Mellencamp’s “Pink Houses”