Sean Al-Jibouri, Guitarist

Sean Al-Jibouri_ GuitaristBorn and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Sean Al-Jibouri has played the guitar since the age of fourteen and focused primarily on rock-n-roll and the blues.  While attending the University of Tulsa Music School, Sean rapidly excelled and learned the styling’s of jazz and classical guitar.  Throughout the years, he has embarked upon sharpening his skills and talent as a performer and studied under the tutelage of renowned guitarist’s, Matt Mason, Jim Bates, Tom Richard, David John, Randy Wilmer, Michael Fowler, and Chris Brown.

While attending University, Sean performed with the jazz guitar ensemble, jazz vocal combo, jazz improvisation combo, and big band.  Mr. Al-Jibouri’s credentials prove him capable of performing as a soloist or alongside fellow artists, and his much sought after talent affords opportunities to perform in a number of prominent venues involving the Tulsa music scene.

For over the past decade, Mr. Al-Jibouri has demonstrated to being not only a dedicated performer, but also a highly regarded guitar instructor.  In 2007, he was invited to join the faculty of the Barthelmes Conservatory, where he now teaches guitar.  The diversity in his repertoire and education, combined with a passion for teaching, offers his students an advantage when learning the guitar.  His lessons emphasize proper technique and a strong musical foundation, which allows his students to be able to play any style that interest them.

When Mr. Jibouri is not performing or teaching, he is constantly seeking ways to evolve as a musician. His recent endeavor not only showcases his talent but also highlights his gift as a composer.  In early 2014, and after a number of years collaborating with other musicians, Mr. Al-Jibouri recently released his debut album entitled  “Day Dream”.

 

  • Education data on more that 25,000 secondary students reveals that students who report consistent high levels of involvement in instrumental music over the middle and high school years show “significantly higher levels of mathematics proficiency by grade 12.”

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    – Source: Catterall, James S., Richard Chapleau, and John Iwanaga. “Involvement in the Arts and Human Development: General Involvement and Intensive Involvement in Music and Theatre Arts,” 1999 Retrieved December 13, 2011 from the NAMM Foundation Web site. [/quote]