Ian Rhoads is a jazz guitarist living and working in the Kansas City area. He attended the University of Kansas and has a bachelor’s degree in music with a concentration in jazz studies. Ian has been performing frequently in the Kansas City metropolitan area, playing several local competitions, venues, and performing at the Kauffman Center and the 18th and Vine Jazz Festival. Ian has studied with many of the living jazz legends in Kansas City, including Danny Embrey, Stan Kessler, and Matt Otto. He has a focused, patient, and driven teaching style and he’s excited to share his knowledge with new students!