A B.M. and M.M. graduate from the Berklee College of Music and author, Neff believes in the power of education and self-development. As a result, Neff has been an in-demand educator with over twenty years of experience in Northern Europe as a teacher and clinician in Afro Cuban and Brazilian Latin Jazz. Neff was a former teacher at the Pop&Jazz Conservatory to many prominent Finnish musicians on the scene today.
His book, "Contemporary Latin Jazz Guitar", is published by Sher Music Co and distributed by Faber UK. The manuscript is "The most comprehensive book on Latin jazz guitar ever written- from its roots in Afro-Cuban music to the contemporary masters!"