Teague Bechtel, a guitarist, educator, and composer from the Orlando, Florida area, has a varied musical background. Teague is the founder of the independent blues trio The Teague Stefan Band that has toured extensively and recorded two internationally recognized albums of his original compositions, Game of Life (2008) and Hard Eight (2006).
Teague has recently released his first jazz record as a leader, Back at the Roadhouse (2018). The album features hard swinging, up and coming musicians Mike Conrad, Seth Lewis, Ryan Leppich, Joel Harris, Alyson Agemy, and Kenyon Brenner. He has performed with such jazz artists as Antonio Hart, Jon Faddis, Marty Morrell, Jeff Rupert and saxophonist Jack Wilkins. He holds a Doctorate of Arts from the University of Northern Colorado and is one of the leading scholars on legendary jazz guitarist Grant Green.
Now living in Colorado, he is actively performing in the Northern Colorado and Denver area.