Max Lerman is a graduate of the University of Iowa, where he earned a B.A. Equivalency Degree in Music Therapy as well as in Jazz Studies, with an emphasis on Guitar Performance. Max Lerman has over 20 years experience in playing the guitar, and is also proficient at the banjo, piano, and ukulele. Max is originally from Wilmette, Illinois. As a music therapist, Max has had experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, older adults w/ dementia, and people who are going through the hardships of a terminal illness. Max has been a member of the professional groups Justice Prevails and Groove Witness for over 8 years as their lead guitarist, songwriter, and composer on various repertoire with styles ranging from funk to jazz fusion and R&B. When Max is not doing music, he enjoys playing guitar, tennis, running, cooking healthy nutritious meals, and spending time with his wife.