Creative Sonoma

Ross Friedman

Music: Composition, Instrumental, Other, Vocal
Ross Friedman


Ross Friedman is a songwriter, recording engineer and music instructor based in Petaluma, California.

Ross’ songwriting covers many genres including: singer/songwriter, jazzy ballads, blues, rock and country rock. Instrumentals of various styles (acoustic, jazzy, blues and rock are also part of Ross’ repertoire.

Ross has a ProTools recording setup and can help songwriters and other musicians record their music.

Ross provides individualized instruction on guitar and bass, taking into account the students taste in music. Instruction is provided for all levels – beginning, intermediate and advanced. Ross has many years of experience in music instruction and has been teaching in California since 1979.

Ross has performed in bands and as a solo act since the age of 12. Although a professional for many years, he says “I remember what it’s like to be a beginner and know that people starting out appreciate patience and encouragement.”

With this in mind, he has developed teaching techniques to simplify and explain the workings of music to all ages and levels of ability.