Michael Uglymen ~ Life Beyond The Visible Horizon

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ATTENTION: MICHAEL NO LONGER ACCEPT NEW MUSIC STUDENTS
AS HE IS NOW FULL TIME IN MUSIC / VIDEO PRODUCTION.

Updated: May 2009

Electric / Steel String Guitar

Michael has over 15 years of teaching guitar and has taught over no less than 300 students since 1993. His students range in age of 4 to 55. Mike covers most styles such as pop, rock, blues, jazz, acoustic and classical.

What is needed:

  • you need to have a guitar of your own, or one which is accessible from your friend or some body else.
  • you need to have an amp, appropriate practise tools, which you should get as you progress through higher levels.
  • you need to practise a lot and attend every lesson weekly (recommended)
  • you need to take exams (encouraged) although it is not compulsory

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Pop / Contemporary Piano

Besides guitar, michael also is a master of the piano. He learnt the instrument since he was 4 years old and performed, taught, recorded his playing,
notably as Yamaha Clavinova demonstrator and also did all the keyboard works in his band UGLYMEN debut album in 2005.
This piano course covers most styles such as pop, rock, blues, jazz, and classical.

what is needed:

  • you need to have a piano (preferably) or a keyboard of your own, or one which is accessible from your friend or some body else.
  • you need to practise a lot and attend every lesson weekly (recommended)
  • you need to take exams (encouraged) although it is not compulsory

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Pop / Rock Band

Besides playing an important role in three successful local bands (Uglymen – Lead Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Lyricist, Arranger) (Billows – Lead Vocalist, Guitarist), (d’Xtreme – Lead Vocalist, Keyboardist, Guitarist) he also guided bands to successful adventures, such as Wind Rising (Yamaha Asianbeat Northern Malaysia Champions, Yamaha Asianbeat Malaysia Finals Champions, Best Bassist, Best Drummer, Yamaha Asianbeat Asia Finals in Yokohama Japan Best Drummer and Top 5 finish); ITOSII (Malaysia Book of Record Youngest Band); UGLYBOYZ (teen band), ZoneX (heavy metal band), X Malaysia (J-Rock all girls band)…

what is needed:

  • minimum 3-piece band consist of a drummer, bassist , guitarist or keyboardist (optional vocalist)
  • must posses basic knowledge and capable of playing each instrument in the band, as this is a band class, not drum, guitar, bass, keyboard class…
  • each member must be very COMMITTED to the band and prepare to devote your soul and music to the band

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backing tracks, function bands
fees to be updated.