Billy Newman is a Jazz and Brazilian guitarist, composer and educator active in New York City and Brazil. He is a widely experienced performer and guitar teacher who has written the book Guitar Atlas: Brazil, teaches at the American Institute of Guitar, and performs around the New York area with groups such as Brooklyn Brazil Bop, the Brazilian Acoustic Ensemble and Sambossa. Billy Newman's teachers included Dennis Sandole (harmony and composition), Hal Galper (jazz improvisation) and Dennis Koster (flamenco and classical techniques).
BILLY NEWMAN, Jazz and Brazilian Guitarist in New York City