Alan is new to the area, but is no stranger to Taylor’s Music. He’s created videos promoting pianos in the store. Check them out! Alan as taught nearly 30,000 individual lessons over the years, incorporating numerous methods and techniques as well as creating his own unique teaching style to help students learn and grow musically. Alan has taught classical, jazz, and popular music to all levels and ages. As a performer, he has performed for the Atlanta Symphony Associates, Circular Congregational Jazz Vespers series, and the North Carolina Jazz and World Music Society. Alan has also released several CDs, one jazz standards and two with original music in varying styles. You can check out a video of Alan performing with his former group, The Upbeatniks. In addition to his vast experience performing and teaching piano, Alan has a degree in psychology and is a former children’s librarian/storyteller.