When I think of large, tight-knit families, the Pepes and the Clarkes come right to mind for me. I taught six members of this family over the last ten years. I have basically taught all the kids, with the exception of one sister.
With the Pepes, I taught three out of four of the sons, Pat, Joe, and Gerard, and their father Jerry. They all dabbled with guitar, bass, piano, singing, some song-writing, and a whole lot of music theory. I taught them long enough to see them through middle school to college, and even a bit beyond.Read More