Nelson has been teaching guitar privately and to group classes for 25 years. He was formerly on the faculty of the acclaimed 92 St.Y School of Music. In addition to teaching, Nelson is Chart-Topping Jazz guitarist with many years of performing/recording experience in the Jazz, Latin, and Pop music genres. He graduated from CUNY City College with a BFA in Music, Currently Nelson is pursuing he his Masters Degree in Jazz Performance, Composition, and Music Business. His new recording , 'The Latin Side of Wes Montgomery' is on ZOHO Music.