Patricia Mahadevi taught voice and piano privately in her San Jose home studio from 1998 to 2015. In May of 2015, she moved to Hayward and began teaching in Castro Valley School Of Music (CVSOM).
Steve started piano lessons at age seven. He studied music at UC Berkeley and Berklee College of Music. His primary styles of music are Jazz, R&B and Latin Music.
Latin music & jazz are his passion: A West Coast native studied with jazz master John Handy performed at Mount Hood & Monterey Jazz Festivals jazz pianist at San Francisco landmarks "Top of the Mark" and Fairmont Hotel recorded with Carlos Santana performed with Phil Woods and accompanied Barbra Streisand. Played on cruise ships worldwide & resorts from Grossingers to Yosemite.
Caesare Drachen is a trumpet performer and instructor that works in and around the Hayward area. He has studied music performance at CSU East Bay and currently plays with groups in the Bay Area.
The Bay Area is a place well known for its great soul music as well as being the home of countless musical legends. Through the years Simon has developed a musical style that embraces the soulful traditions of the Bay Area with his Jazz/Blues/Gospel/Funk inspired vocals and piano style.