Mario Zelaya is a professional bass player, mandolin player, composer and producer in different styles of music, including Brazilian, Latin, World Music and commercials for local Spanish-speaking radio stations. His bass playing is influenced and inspired by Jaco Pastorius, Richard Bona and Marcus Miller.
Mario has been playing bass since the age of 11. Since then, he has performed with many different bands in Europe (Sweden), Latin America and the United States.
“Mario has helped keep my son engaged and enthused about learning to play guitar. He keeps getting better and better.”
Customer since October 2013
“Mario has been my daughter's guitar instructor for several years. Each week she can't wait to go to her lesson. He's extremely intuitive, and has kept her engaged and challenged right at the level she's needed. Without that level of engagement, I'm not sure she'd still be playing. After every lesson, she can't wait to play what she's learned. Wonderful instructor. Thank you!”
Customer since November 2013
“I just started back up with my teacher Mario. He is very patient and a great instructor. His prices and selection are always in line with competitors and in most cases lower.”