Steve Fell has been teaching at St. Mark's since 2004 where he has taught guitar, bass, and the Rhythm Section ensemble. He is originally from New London, CT. where, as a teenager, he composed music and played guitar in the city and surrounding area with rock bands. After high school, he relocated to Boston, MA where he earned a B.M. in jazz performance from Berklee College of Music in 1998. He currently lives in Boston where he co-leads the modern jazz group, Clear Audience. In addition to composing for and performing with his own original musical projects and bands, he has and continues to collaborate live and in the recording studio within a range of musical expressions including free jazz/avante garde, funk, west African music, reggae, jazz, hip-hop, experimental electronic music, calypso/soca, afro-Brazilian, salsa, and projects combining visual art and sound. He has performed at clubs, theaters, universities, and festivals throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, and Canada.