Blake Mickens began teaching at Rock School in 2019. He teaches bass, guitar, drums, piano, and band. He is currently pursuing a degree in Jazz Performance at Webster University. Blake has been playing music since he was 7 years old, starting on drums trying out a multitude of different instruments until he settled on bass at age 11. He’s also a former Rock School student who started with Jared! He currently plays bass in many local bands with genres that range from soul to punk rock. In his spare time Blake likes to listen to jazz, write music, and play video games.