Rt. 10 E., Bldg. 1, Ste. 3A
Succasunna, NJ 07876
Mon-Fri, 9-8; Sat, 9-5
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|At Kenny's Music
Box, we are committed to serving the complete musical needs of our customers. In addition to our
knowledgeable sales staff and some of the best brands in the business, we maintain a
first-rate teaching staff that we feel is absolutely
the best around!
|Our teachers are successful professional
musicians, recognized for their skill and ability to impart both a
knowledge and love of music to our students. From guitar, bass, and drums to
piano, keyboards and voice, our teachers are here to
help you reach your full potential as a musician!
||Born and raised in New
Jersey, Kenny worked with his father in his electronics
shop. While learning to play the guitar, Kenny was fortunate
to have a dad who was able to help him repair his gear and
even build a few effects pedals. Over the years, Kenny has
played with some of the finest musicians in New Jersey,
becoming a popular guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Kenny
also has worked as a recording engineer, producer, and
composer of music for commercials and award winning short
films. He has appeared in TV commercials, a low budget
horror film, many cable shows (including "Sex and the
City") and on MTV.
Kate received her Bachelor
of Music (2003) and Master of Arts (2005) in Vocal
Performance from Montclair State University. Kate has taught
private voice all over NY and NJ and conducts the choirs at
Stokes Forest Music Camp. She has performed with such
notable groups as The NJ Concert Opera, The NJ Symphony
Orchestra, The Montclair State University Singers and
Chorale, The MSU Symphonic Band and Schola Cantorum on
Hudson. She also has directed children's productions of
"Les Miserables", "Grease", and
"High School Musical."
Guitarist Ken Conrad
||Ken has been playing
guitar for over 20 years. With influences such as Stevie Ray
Vaughn, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Joe Bonamassa, and more, he is a true
blues player. He has been teaching students at the Music
Box since the days of Tom Barth, whom he studied under for
many years. Focusing on the blues style, Ken specializes in
ear and improvisational training. In addition, Ken enjoys
teaching and bringing his love of the blues to the next
Guitarist Chuck Feravola, aka
41 years playing experience and has served as an Adjunct Guitar
and Jazz Ensemble Instructor at New York University since 1995.
Chuck has been a mainstay of the tri-state club scene since the
1970's, and has appeared with many top jazz and R&B acts,
including: Big John Patton, Illinois Jaquette, Jimmy McGriff,
Bernard Purdie, Jesse Morrison, Larry Young, and Lonnie
Youngblood. In some of his lighter moments, Chuck has also
performed with Tiny Tim on the Uncle Floyd Show. Look for Chuck's
latest album, Failure, coming soon!
Doug Friedman has studied
Classical piano with Ann Kapell and Dr. John Gorman, in
addition to studying music theory at County College of
Morris. He has performed at Centenary College, Dr. Gorman's
retirement recital at CCM, as well as many local venues. His
friendly manner allows Doug to communicate his depth of
musical knowledge, stimulating his students to improve their
skills and nurture their musical talents. Doug loves to
teach both Classical and popular music, inspiring his
students to balance practice with fun and enjoy learning!
Frost, Metal's Journeyman
|Jack Frost is no newcomer to
the metal scene. He has played in the bands Savatage,
Metalium, Bronx Casket Co. (with DD Verni and
Tim Mallare of Overkill), SPEEED, Seven
Witches (with Joey Vera of Armored Saint) and,
finally, Frost Bite. Jack is a seasoned touring
professional, having strutted stages in the US, across
Europe, and throughout the Far East, and has appeared on the
covers of heavy metal magazines worldwide. A successful
performer, Jack finds his greatest satisfaction in teaching
the next generation of up-and-coming guitarists.
bassist Calvin Jones
from the University of Miami with a Bachelors Degree in
Music. He has toured 43 states and 31 countries and recorded
over 35 CD's. Calvin has toured, performed, and recorded
with such musicians as: Patti Austin, Alex Bugnon, Donald
Byrd, Steve Coleman, Carla Cook, Ted Curson, Andrew Hill,
Ronny Jordan, Eartha Kitt, James McBride, Max Roach, and
James "Blood" Ulmer. Calvin has also played on
Broadway in "Bring 'N Da Noise, Bring 'N Da Funk",
"Aint Nothin' But The Blues", "All Shook
Up," and "Shrek."
Jazz Drummer Greg Sundel
|Greg Sundel began taking
drum lessons at age 7, was studying with Joe Morello by age
15, and at 17 performed with jazz great Joshua Redman. By
the age of 21, he was performing/recording with pop icons
Lauryn Hill and Billy Corgan. Greg has studied with Bernard
Purdie, John Riley, and Ian Froman. He attended Berklee
College of Music and William Paterson University. His Trio
regularly features jazz luminaries Vic Juris and Mel Davis.
Greg also has performed with Jefferson Starship's Slick
Aguilar and played drums on theme songs for the Fox News
many people in many different ways. It can relax you or stir
hidden emotion. It can be your career or just a hobby. You
can teach it, you can study it, or you can use it to
communicate in a very special way. Sometimes, music is
spiritual. Music helps young people to sharpen their skills
and improve academically.
|In a tradition
started by Tom Barth, when he originally opened the Music
Box, Kenny and the Music Box staff will continue to provide
an environment that nurtures the music in all of us.
Music Box ...a place to do music!