Mike Godette is a guitarist and teacher out of the Southern Connecticut area. He received a BM in Jazz Studies from Western Connecticut State University with a focus on jazz guitar and has taught guitar for the past 16 years. Mike has always had a very wide range of musical influences and his playing is a unique blend of instrumentalist and composers such as Cannonball Adderley, Sonny Stitt, Herbie Hancock, Booker Little, John Coltrane, Clifford Brown, Scott Henderson, Allan Holdsworth, John Scofield, Wes Montgomery, Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Burt Bacharach & Brian Wilson. In addition to teaching, Mike also maintains an active youtube channel and performs regularly as a leader and sideman throughout the CT/NY area. He has played with artists such as Aaron Goldberg, Jimmy Greene, Gerald Veasley, John Stowell, and Myron Walden.