Max

GUITAR | BASS | MUSIC PRODUCTION

Max Rich is a professional guitarist, composer and producer who has been working in the music industry for over 15 years. After earning a Bachelor's of Music degree in Guitar Performance from Cal State Univ. Northridge, he was offered a scholarship to attend the prestigious Koblenz Guitar Academy in Germany where he earned an Artist Diploma. Shortly thereafter he was accepted into the Master's Program at the renowned Music Conservatory in Cologne, Germany where he studied jazz and classical guitar.

 

Growing up as a student of the legendary Steve Vai, Max combines his rock and blues roots with a passion for many other styles of music which have allowed him to thrive as a sought after session musician and sideman to many artists including Alex Nester (Tito Jackson & American Idol) and Andy Vargas (Santana). Using his talents in a variety of genres, he currently performs with many independent artists around Los Angeles.

 

Besides performing, Max also composes music for film and television as well as working as a part writer for various producers and publishing labels. In addition to his career as a performer and composer, Max loves being a teacher and has an extensive record of pedagogy spanning over 13 years. Fluent in German and English, he combines his knowledge of guitar & bass, composition, music theory and recording techniques to help establish a passion in the next generation of musicians.