Vincent Bredice M. M. - Now an associate professor and guitar instructor at Miami-Dade Junior College, Miami, Florida, has taught guitar privately since 1946 from Maine to Florida. He has also taught at the Philadelphia Academy of Music and the Hartt College of Music of the University of Hartford where he was awarded a Master's degree in theory and taught theory and guitar for ten years. He has played on radio, T. V., and night clubs, and recorded for Columbia Records. In the field of composition, he has written works for guitar, piano, woodwinds, and strings. His "Sonata for Tre", a 12-tone piece for guitar, flute, and viola won one of the 2 top honors in the International Competition for Guitarists held annually in Modena, Italy. In the field of education he has written along with The Complete Method of Improvising, seven other published guitar books, two bass guitar books, and The Contemporary Modal Improvisation Book co-authored with Tom Floyd. He is also co authoring two books with the renowned jazz guitarist Jack Wilkins.