Mike Oppenheim is a musician, educator, and ethnomusicologist, holding an M.A in ethnomusicology from the University of British Columbia. Mike is a contributor to the websites Guitar International and All About Jazz. His research focuses on pedagogy, cross-cultural pedagogy, and representations of race in music. Mike’s musical endeavors include jazz guitar, Hindustani classical music, West African drum and dance, and old-time guitar, banjo, and mandolin. Mike is available for private lessons, and writes instructional materials, available online. To learn more, please visit http://mikeopmusic.com.