Teaching Studio

Hello Everyone,

I took over the teaching studio of Atlanta’s top private jazz piano teacher, Ted Howe, in May 2006. It has been an exciting time, building on Ted’s success. I am now teaching at two locations, and work closely with several other teachers in order to handle the great demand for jazz piano lessons in the Atlanta area. We offer the best in jazz instruction and support.

Twelve years as a full-time professor in the highly acclaimed American Music program at the University of North Florida gave me a strong background in helping musicians on all instruments. Although I am primarily a pianist, I love working with all instruments as well as vocalists.

I’m including my resume on this website to provide you with more background about my experience as a performer and educator. I love teaching and I’m committed to helping each of you reach your musical goals.

Please contact me via email or by calling my home (678-595-0366) to schedule your lessons or if you have any questions.

Thank you,


Kevin Bales


I am available to meet with students Monday evenings (4pm-8pm), and all day Tuesday through Thursday (10am -8pm).

Most students take one hour lessons, meeting once every two weeks.