Performing at The Birchmere with Cleve Francis and Friends


Nicknamed the "Chameleon", Bruce Middle weaves a tapestry of sounds from Classical to Jazz, Blues to Country and Bluegrass to Funk.  He is a composer, arranger, recording and performing artist with over 35 years in the industry.

In addition, Bruce is a highly respected and in demand educator offering private lessons, group lessons, workshops and clinics. He is the Instructor of Guitar for the University of Mary Washington and Director of The Guitar Ensemble. His Private Lessons include instruction in Mandolin, Electric Bass, Piano, Banjo, Ukulele, Guitar, Theory and Composition. 

Courtney King and  Bruce Middle @ The Heist

Courtney King and KO Band @ Eleven_Eleven

Myron Prosser and Bruce Middle @The Birchmere

Check out the new Album "The Composer" by my friend Jawanza Kobie. It has climbed to #1 on the Smooth Jazz Charts! This is the second album by Jawanza I have had the honor to play on and I am so excited to see so many people supporting his incredible talent.  Available now at  

Middle himself is a talented guitarist with a light, tuneful, fluid touch and a genuine knack for combining acoustic and electric textures into an extremely palatable blend of pop and jazz.” - Mike Joyce

— The Washington Post

Bruce, you really sound good! You are one of the Washington Areas finest guitarists.” - Charlie Byrd

— Charlie Byrd

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