Teague Bechtel

RRMA Faculty, Denver

Instruments: Guitar
Education: D.M.A., University of Northern Colorado
Currently Teaching: Music Academy Denver, Music Academy

Teague Bechtel, a guitarist, music educator, and composer from the Orlando, Florida area, received his Doctorate of Arts in Jazz Studies from the University of Northern Colorado in 2018. Formerly the guitar instructor at Casper College in Wyoming he is a patient and enthusiastic educator. Through his doctoral research he has become one of the leading scholars on legendary jazz guitarist Grant Green with speaking engagements, published articles, and online lessons based on the language and improvisational approach of Green.

Now a resident of Denver, Teague recently released an album of all original jazz compositions entitled, “Back at the Roadhouse” (2018). The album has been reviewed in the L.A. Jazz Scene and featured on radio stations nationally including KUVO. The Teague Bechtel Trio performs regularly in the Northern Colorado region. He is also an in demand freelance artist working in multiple genres including, Jazz, Blues, Rock, and Pop.

Teague has performed with such jazz artists as Antonio Hart, Jon Faddis, Marty Morrell, Drew Zaremba, Kenyon Brenner, Jeff Rupert and saxophonist Jack Wilkins.

Find out more at www.teaguebechtel.com