Made with Sparkle


Guitarist, Educator, Composer, Arranger, Author

Jazz Guitar Lines of the Greats - Published by Jamey Aebersold



-Five Towns College JAZZ GUITAR ENSEMBLE to perform at the

Jazz Education Network Conference in Dallas - Jan. 3-6!


-Thanks to everyone involved in the annual High School/College Jazz Ensemble Festival that we recently hosted at Five Towns College. Six outstanding groups - we look forward to another successful one on March 22, 2018.


-Jazz Ensemble arrangements published by Smart Chart / CL Barnhouse.

New arrangement “Eleventh Hour” to be available on JW Pepper in June 2017!

New arrangement “Funketaboutit!” to be available in June 2018.


-Honored to be asked to be special guest conductor for ALL-COUNTY JAZZ ENSEMBLE - Performance is on Sunday, 1-14-18 at the Tilles Center.



Dr. Steve Briody is a Professor of Music at Five Towns College in NY.  


He has worked with musicians in many different styles such as: Randy Brecker,  Carl Fischer,  Funk Filharmonik,  Run DMC,  Charlie Daniels,  Steve Vai,  Eric Marienthal,  Jeff Lorber,  Greg Adams,  Bucky Pizzarelli,  Bernard Purdie,  Paula Atherton,  and Mario Cruz.


Steve’s composition “Footsteps” appears on sax great Eric Alexander’s recent CD “Don’t Follow the Crowd”.


His commercial jazz CD “Keep On Talkin” received much national airplay.  Steve frequently plays in the NY area with many  Top-40,  Jazz,  and Funk groups.




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